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Feds still trying to plan fate of island's roaming feral cattle

...reasonably accommodate 500 cattle under the current conditions of the land, a range specialist with the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service said in a report following a July 2014 visit to Chirikof.Over the years, adventuresome entrepreneurs...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-03/feds-still-trying-plan-fate-islands-r
Not For Web
Young proposes changes Magnuson Stevens Act

...fishery managers to address the economic needs of fishermen.The changes are the subject of a House Committee on Natural Resources meeting on Thursday. The bill, which could be amended during the meeting, does not yet have a companion in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-29/young-proposes-changes-magnuson-stevens
State
Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row

...us back to an area and a time where we don't want to be."The changes are the subject of a House Committee on Natural Resources meeting on Thursday. The proposed revisions of Magnuson-Stevens could be tweaked further during the meeting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-30/proposed-changes-us-fishing-laws-spark-
State
Youth corps, USFS to offer paid summer positions

...provides housing and not only gives youth a taste of natural resource management in the trails, cabins, ecology and timber...while learning about conservation principles and natural resources work opportunities. For more information call 907-228-6246...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/youth-corps-usfs-offer-paid-summer-p
Outdoors
Summer internships available with Alaska USFS

JUNEAU - The USDA Forest Service has announced in a press release this week two internship opportunities in natural resource management. According to the release, the internships are being offered through the Student Conservation Association...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/summer-internships-available-alaska-
Outdoors
State recorder plans closures in Kodiak, 5 other towns

...districts. The districts are served by 11 offices, which will be decreased to five offices.Alaska Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman Elizabeth Bluemink said the department faces a net loss of 81 positions.She said six of those positions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-15/state-recorder-plans-closures-kodiak-5-
State | AK legislature
The story behind the return of the wood bison

...reality. The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Agriculture Science donated feed and silos...awarded a lease of additional pastureland to AWCC. Natural Resource Conservation Service provided fencing. The project...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-20/story-behind-return-wood-bison
Opinion
Alaskans should take note of B.C. mines

...dismal, shabby history of water pollution, a history that persists today at many sites. Alaska's Department of Natural Resources should take careful note of the bills the citizens of B.C. have paid. In view of the budgetary woes we Alaskans...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-04-19/alaskans-should-take-note-bc-mines
Letters
Big Thorne timber injunction denied

...sale include Greenpeace, Cascadia Wildlands, Sierra Club, Alaska Wilderness League, National Audubon Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, Center for Biological Diversity, Greater Southeast Alaska Conservation Community and The Boat...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-16/big-thorne-timber-injunction-denied
State | Local
It's official: Southeast's got 'spirit'

...on top. It might be an issue of semantics, ultimately.Also on the list of strengths are culture and heritage, natural resources and the arts, among others.The weaknesses may not surprise anyone. The top responses were high transportation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-03/its-official-southeasts-got-spirit
Local

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