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  1. As sea ice melts, some say walruses need better protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | CBC News

    ... this April 7, 2018 photo provided by John Christensen Jr., Pacific walruses rest on a beach a few miles outside Port Heiden, Alaska. Scientists advising the Fish and Wildlife Service say the answer is not so clear cut, and much is unknown about how ...

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  2. Walrus surprise residents in remote Alaska villageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    In this April 7, 2018 photo provided by John Christensen Jr., Pacific walruses rest on a beach a few miles outside Port Heiden, Alaska.

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  3. Walrus surprise residents in remote Alaska villageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | WTNH

    Male walruses traditionally spend summers in the Bering Sea near Bristol Bay about 120 miles north of Port Heiden. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says they may be seeking new foraging grounds.

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  4. Taken to tusk: Walrus discovery surprises remote Alaskan villageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | ITV

    Port Heiden's Tribal Council president John Christensen Junior spoke of his shock when he discovered the huddle while on a beach ride last month. "We thought something was dead, so we were looking for dead sea otters or seals on the beach so we could report them to the LEO Network," he said.

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  5. Bachelor herds' of walrus gather near Port Heiden, where they haven't been seen in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Large herds of walrus bulls fattening up for summer in Bristol Bay have found a new spot to hang out, near a village on the Alaska Peninsula where they haven't been seen in decades. "I've never seen anything like that before," said John Christensen Jr., 35, tribal president in Port Heiden, about 450 miles southwest of Anchorage.

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  6. Walrus haul out near Bristol Bay villageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | APRN

    ... I would expect that they may move." According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, walrus have hauled out near Port Heiden before, but it has been about two decades. As Port Heiden residents wait to see whether their new guests are here for the ...

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  7. Community-based coastal monitoring project underway for Bristol BayRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | DNR Public Notices

    ... stake ranging systems. After installing a monitoring site in Dillingham, the project team traveled to Togiak, Port Heiden, and Levelock to establish monitoring sites there as well. Five more monitoring sites will be installed in 2017 at locations ...

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  8. Port Heiden loses road access to safe harbor, old villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Port Heiden's road to the safe harbor and old village was closed in November due to erosion. Photo taken November 22, 2017.

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  9. Port Heiden loses road access to safe harbor and old villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | APRN

    Port Heiden's road to the safe harbor and old village was closed in November due to erosion. Photo taken November 22, 2017.

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  10. Related:Stretch of road in Southwest Alaska village falls into the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Port Heiden's road to the safe harbor and old village was closed in November due to erosion. Photo taken Nov. 22, 2017.

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  11. Alaska Peninsula students and teachers get creative to meet requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | APRN

    There was a sharp, burnt smell in the air as seventh-grader, Tyler Croom, guided an electric polishing tool along the surface of a caribou antler with steady hands. A whirring, buzz filled his classroom at Meshik School in Port Heiden.

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  12. Alaska Peninsula students and teachers get creative to meet requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    There was a sharp, burnt smell in the air as seventh-grader, Tyler Croom, guided an electric polishing tool along the surface of a caribou antler with steady hands. A whirring, buzz filled his classroom at Meshik School in Port Heiden.

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