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    Default Kenai River flooding

    We did a road trip to Anchorage and back today and noticed the Kenai River a little higher than normal.

    This is at the bridge in Cooper Landing.

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    Not to worry...it seems like every 7-10 years flooding is on the Alaska news...

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    Wow! Might have to go see it for myself tomorrow! Too bad someone didn't grab those life vests! Bet there got by tomorrow!

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    Default Kenai River flooding

    Good thing they keep the hp restricted on the river so the bank doesn't erode!

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    So what you're saying is that I may not be doing much fishing next week on my hunting/fishing trip. I've been dreaming of Kenai Bows since last Fall. Guess I'll have to settle for getting bear bacon

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    Quote Originally Posted by LuJon View Post
    Good thing they keep the hp restricted on the river so the bank doesn't erode!
    LOL!! true that

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    dang, that's alot of water

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    Quote Originally Posted by LuJon View Post
    Good thing they keep the hp restricted on the river so the bank doesn't erode!
    Yes, every time us humans impose these silly little rules upon ourselves with the excuse of "saving the planet", mother nature comes along and throws egg on our collective faces. Be it a flood, wind storm, earthquake, or a volcanic hiccup, we cannot alter our environment to any measure of what the environment does to itself on a regular basis. On a planetary scale, we are totally insignificant little ants. But of course, we should continue to run around claiming that our collective farts and campfires are the sole reason why this 13,166,425,200,000,000,000,000,000 pound lump of rock is warming ever so slightly.
    Winter is Coming...

    Go GeocacheAlaska!

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    Default Kenai River flooding

    Gosh you are correct JOAT, logging, fishing, agriculture, dams, grazing, mining, drilling, we've had almost no impact at all in our resource utilization over the last 10,000 years, just ants.


    PS are you aware of the ant biomass in rainforests and the extent to which they are a keystone species in many cases? Your ant statement was kind of astute on a couple levels, though I don't think you realized why at the time...

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    And now to get the thread back on track....

    Hey look, the river is flooding... again!

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