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Wildlife get 3,000 more acres creating corridor on Afognak Island

Photo Courtesy of Great Land Trust. Daysha Eaton/KMXT More than 3,000 acres of ecologically rich land on Afognak Island is now protected through a wildlife and recreation corridor. “There has been some logging in the area, but it is fairly minimal,” said Ellen Kazary, Executive Director for  the conservation non-profit, Great Land Trust. “So, you are flying over these impressive …

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Groups Conserve Habitat on Afognak Island

Thorsheim drainage on Afognak Island. Courtesy of Great Land Trust Kayla Desroches/KMXT An initiative to conserve one coastal habitat in the Kodiak Archipelago is now complete. The Thorsheim drainage on Afognak Island includes almost two thousand acres of natural habitat. It’s now safe from development and tree harvest. The executive director of the organization that mediated the agreement, Ellen Kazary …

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Borough Agrees to Hold Conservation Easements to Termination Point and Long Island

Members of the public at the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly regular meeting. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kids played outside the assembly chambers last night during the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly regular meeting. They’d abandoned bags, coats, and papers on the hallway carpet. Their parents were likely among those who filled the assembly chambers for their chance to give comment on …

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