The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is reviewing public comments on its recently completed Draft Environmental Assessment of Caribou Control on Kagalaska Island.Read More
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is preparing a draft environmental impact statement regarding the unauthorized cattle on Chirikof and Wosnesenski Islands. The drafts are being written this winter and will hopefully be ready for public comment sometime this spring or summer. Once these draft documents are written, we will make them public and again ask for comments before making any final decisions. Meanwhile, this summer, a team of biologists, botanists, and range specialists visited Chirikof, Wosnesenski, and other islands in July. Read more...
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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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As a young army officer during World War II, Jones was among the first troops to go ashore at Adak in the central Aleutian Islands, that arc of submarine volcano peaks that extends from Alaska toward Siberia. He loved the treeless tundra, found the fierce winds invigorating and saw the snow-covered volcanic peaks as needing to be climbed.
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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2015