Month: April 2011

Rural residents comment on redistricting maps

The Alaska Redistricting Board is in the middle of a grueling two-week public hearing process. They’re taking comments on their draft legislative boundary maps they released earlier this month, and other suggested maps submitted by municipalities and interest groups.

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Sealaska Redoubt selection could advance

A survey team from the Bureau of Land Management will be in Sitka this summer to plat 11 acres of land selected by Sealaska – land selected by the regional Native corporation 36 years ago. The property is Redoubt Lake falls, one of Sitka’s most heavily-used subsistence fisheries. The possible transfer of public land into corporate hands has a local conservation group — and the U.S. Forest Service – concerned.

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KGH Stream Team protects Cutthroat Creek

A major threat to an urban riparian system in Sitka has been removed. A team of researchers conducting a longitudinal study of Cutthroat Creek this winter discovered that hydrocarbons – and possibly other pollutants – were contaminating the waterway and threatening both plants and aquatic organisms. The source? A pile of snow plowed from the parking lot of a nearby elementary school. The scientists? Fifth graders studying the stream during their lunch recess.

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