togiak national wildlife refuge

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This summer a clean-up effort in Togiak National Wildlife Refuge removed more than a ton of junk from the area.

USFWS finalizes predator control rule

Aug 4, 2016
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Fish and Wildlife Service finalizes rule prohibiting predator control hunting.

Hannah Colton/KDLG

The City Council gave the Refuge the go-ahead to make plans for building a new office on the Carlson property; meanwhile, the Refuge is trying to "exhaust efforts" to buy the building they're currently renting.

Steve Dubois/ADF&G

A U.S. Senate Committee passed language to prevent the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service from implementing a draft rule that would prohibit certain predator control practices in Alaska National Wildlife Refuges. 

ADERMAN/U.S. FISH & WILDLIFE

Biologists say  more caribou can be harvested from the Nushagak Peninsula herd.

Rare Birds Sighted near Lake Aleknagik

Jul 11, 2014
Pat Walsh, USFWS

Two species of rare bird have been spotted in the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge and have made their way to Lake Aleknagik.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more on the creatures and the efforts to study them.

The most recent population numbers for caribou on the Nushagak Peninsula indicates that the local herd is growing. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

Denise Devotta

New research seeks to better understand the micronutrients that are essential for aquatic ecosystems.   Salmon are known to be a big source of the nutrients, but scientists are learning that a slightly less delicious organism plays a huge role in the health of salmon-producing streams and lakes. KDLG’s Ben Matheson has the story: