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Sea ice decline and permafrost thaw create goose habitat in Arctic Alaska

...high-energy food.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service began noticing a shift in black brant geese population around Teshekpuk Lake, southeast of Barrow, in the 1970s. The geese have been moving away from large inland lakes and into coastal salt...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-24/sea-ice-decline-and-permafrost-thaw-
Outdoors
New management plan for Alaska petroleum reserve

...plan through an expansion of a Teshekpuk Lake Special Area continues restrictions...reserve, for more area south of Teshekpuk Lake to be made available for leasing...one disputes the importance of Teshekpuk Lake to waterfowl and caribou, but...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-22/new-management-plan-alaska-petroleum-re
State
Total adds Canadian drill partner

...over its leased land. Total is eying three prospects called Caribou East, Caribou West and Fox, all south of giant Teshekpuk Lake. The company is seeking permits for six to nine potential drilling sites, Bergeron said. Total, based in Paris...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072303/bus_oildrill.shtml
Business
Alaska Digest

...billion barrels of crude. But Inupiat hunters and fishermen say the protected area - more than 800,000 acres around Teshekpuk Lake - is a crucial nursery for fish, game and birds that feed hundreds of families. At meetings in Barrow, Nuiqsut...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111803/sta_akdigest.shtml
News
Groups sue to protect rare loon in Alaska's Arctic region

...Alaska breeders nest in the petroleum reserve and many nest in areas recently opened to oil and gas development near Teshekpuk Lake and along the Colville River, according to conservation groups. Smaller numbers breed on the Seward Peninsula...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122007/sta_20071220005.shtml
News
BLM may go ahead with drilling in sensitive area

...drilling in a sensitive area near Teshekpuk Lake on the North Slope, an agency...acres and lies to the northeast of Teshekpuk Lake. It sits within the 4.6-million...opening the sensitive area around Teshekpuk Lake to limited oil and gas drilling...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071007/sta_blm001.shtml
News
Alaska Digest

...concerns the government's decision in January to allow drillers to lease previously closed acreage on the shoulder of Teshekpuk Lake, a magnet for thousands of migratory geese. The site also is considered one of the reserve's most promising areas...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031306/sta_20060313011.shtml
News
The future of Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve

...established four Special Areas worthy of protection - Teshekpuk Lake, Colville River, Utukok River Uplands, and Kasegaluk...world-class wetlands for migratory birds around Teshekpuk Lake.Alternative 'B' offers a good 50-50 balanced approach...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-05-14/future-alaskas-national-petroleum-res
Opinion
Sen. Murkowski criticizes petroleum reserve plan

...the size of Indiana.The environmentally sensitive Teshekpuk Lake area, renowned for its habitat for migratory birds...to drill, and there's no better example than the Teshekpuk Lake area, one of the planet's most prolific bird nurseries...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-14/sen-murkowski-criticizes-petroleum-rese
State
Salazar announces Alaska Petroleum Reserve plan

...subsistence food for 40 northern and western Alaska Native villages.Among areas restricted are environmentally sensitive Teshekpuk Lake, renowned for its habitat for migratory birds, including black brant, Canada geese and greater white-fronted...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-20/salazar-announces-alaska-petroleum-rese
State

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