To reduce the conflicts between humans and bears, the U.S. Forest Service closure on night use of the angler trail along the Russian River remains in effect through Friday morning. In addition, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued an emergency closing on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge side of the Russian and on the Kenai River down to the confluence of the Russian and Kenai rivers. These temporary closures are in effect from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Friday morning.
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