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2018 Alaska Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting Scheduled for April in Fairbanks

The ANFC is holding its annual meeting in conjunction with the Alaska Society of American Foresters meeting this April 12-14, 2018 in Fairbanks, Alaska. Online registration and the draft agenda are now available. The deadline to take advantage of the … Continue reading

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Alaska Landscape Connectivity Article Published

NWB LCC collaborators have published an article about connectivity modelling across Alaska, focused on the BLM’s Central Yukon Planning area. The article, Using topographic geodiversity to connect conservation lands in the Central Yukon, Alaska, is published in the journal Landscape … Continue reading

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Webinar – Documenting Local Knowledge of Changing Wildlife Habitats and Adaptive Considerations of Large Land Mammal Hunters to the Effects of Climate Change in Alaska Game Management Units 9B-C, 17, 18, and 19A-C

Webinar:Title: Documenting Local Knowledge of Changing Wildlife Habitats and Adaptive Considerations of Large Land Mammal Hunters to the Effects of Climate Change in Alaska Game Management Units 9B-C, 17, 18, and 19A-C Presenter: James Van Lanen, Subsistence Resource Specialist, Alaska … Continue reading

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New Study Documents Yukon Salmon Spawning Areas Across Alaska and Canada

A new study by Alaska and Canada-based researchers catalogs and maps the known spawning areas of Yukon River Chinook Salmon. The researchers use published articles, gray literature, and information archived in agency databases. The authors write that most of the … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording: ShoreZone 101: How to Use the ShoreZone Coastal Imagery and Mapping Dataset

ShoreZone is a coastal imaging and habitat mapping system that has been applied to most of Alaska’s coast as well as those of British Columbia, Washington State and Oregon. This dataset is publicly available. Learn how the imagery and mapping … Continue reading

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New Research Tracks Snowy Owls Across Canada and Alaska

A new study describes the movements of breeding snowy owls across Northwest Canada and Alaska over the course of their seasonal movements. From authors Frank Doyle, Jean-François Therrien, Donald Reid, Gilles Gauthier and Charles Krebs: “The authors were intrigued to … Continue reading

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2018 Western Division American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting Planned for Anchorage, AK.

The Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society will host the 2018 Western Division AFS annual meeting, 21-25 May 2018, at the Egan Center in Anchorage, AK. The theme of this year’s meeting is Change, Challenge, and Opportunity in Fisheries: … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording: U.S. Forest Service Interior Alaska Forest Inventory and Analysis Program

Webinar: U.S. Forest Service Interior Alaska Forest Inventory and Analysis Program The Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program acts as the Nation’s forest census by inventorying all potentially forested lands in all 50 states and the Pacific Islands. … Continue reading

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Tanana Valley State Forest Citizens’ Advisory Committee Recruitment Alaska Division of Forestry Invites Applications for Four Seats on Citizens’ Advisory Committee

Tanana Valley State Forest Citizens’ Advisory Committee Recruitment Alaska Division of Forestry Invites Applications for Four Seats on Citizens’ Advisory Committee The Alaska Division of Forestry is seeking applications for four seats on the Tanana Valley State Forest Citizens’ Advisory … Continue reading

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Provide Input for Beacons Training Opportunities in 2018

The BEACONs project is designing future outreach and training opportunities – please share your feedback! If you are interested in learning more about BEACONs, please complete a very short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FRJWZKK Learn more about the Beacons project here: http://www.beaconsproject.ca/ Project … Continue reading

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