“Sometimes one thing leads to another.” This is a quote from a Refuge Notebook article I had written about the Kenai Peninsula’s first exotic freshwater snail, the big-ear radix (Radix auricularia), last January. I had been referring to the past, but more was to come. Soon after the article appeared in the Clarion I was contacted by retired geologist Dr. Dick Reger, who disagreed with statements in my article. He thought that this snail might be native.

This Week’s Circular



An Outdoor View: Test your freezer IQ

Following is a quiz that will put your freezer knowledge to the test. The answers are below.

1. A home freezer should maintain a temperature... Read more

Silvers dominate the tributaries

As silver salmon move into Kenai Peninsula streams, species from earlier runs are beginning to spawn, concentrating resident species, which are reaching the height of... Read more