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Alaska Science Forum: Alaska blackfish in a world of its own

Imagine a shallow lake north of Hughes, in the cold heart of Alaska. In frigid, sluggish water, dim blue light penetrates two feet of ice. The ice...
Alaska acknowledges effects of climate change

...affect freshwater quantity and quality throughout Alaska and likely will affect wetlands, rivers and lakes, especially shallow lakes maintained by permafrost, the report said. The report anticipated that access by anglers to water bodies may change...
Air, water quality issues could delay Kensington mine opening

...waste so they would also have to get a solid waste-tailings permit from us." Stambaugh said caching tailings in shallow lakes has been accomplished in Canadian mines to the satisfaction of Canadian environmental agencies. Gershon Cohen, a...
Officials put Twin Lakes Aquatic Plant control plan into action

...boating and swimming experiences. According to a release from ADF&G, high productivity of aquatic plants is common in shallow lakes and especially in urban settings where nutrient loading can occur. If left untreated, these conditions usually worsen...
Accumulated Fragments - Bartlett: the stories behind the name

...suitor only made matters worse, so in the spring of 1898 Mollie left Skagway and opened her grub tent on the trail at Shallow Lake, between White Pass and Lake Bennett. It was a place for weary prospectors to buy a good hot meal and enjoy Mollie's...
Lakes come and go

...hound I have landed on many of these new lakes. While these new lakes are emerging from beneath the melting ice, many shallow lakes, similar to Slate Lake, are filling in with aquatic weeds, grasses, plants and sediment; many of which I can no...
Nikiski angler lands lunker from Stormy Lake on the Innoko River in 1991, but as opposed to the deep water bodies of this Yukon-Kuskokwim region, the shallower lakes of southcentral Alaska tend to produce smaller fish. Chamberlain's pike may be the largest ever recorded on the...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Part of slope open for oil 8/6/98

...which follows 18 months of study, fell short of what the oil industry wanted. Under the plan, a coastal area of shallow lakes and marshes, east of and including Teshekpuk Lake, will be unavailable for leasing. All together, about a third...


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