Specifically, with a flooding tide belugas move up Knik Arm
to utilize typically inaccessible mudflats and river mouth areas for foraging (Ezer et al.
GIS assessment of Cook Inlet beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) habitat parameters in the Knik Arm
area of Anchorage, AK.
The latter sightings (1999-2000), with the exception of the lone upper inlet sighting in Knik Arm
in September 2000, were also reported in Manly (7).
Shannon McCarthy, a spokeswoman for Alaska's Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, says the proposed toll bridge over the Knik Arm
is the largest project the department has taken on in years.
Crane operators at the Port of Anchorage have also reported seeing several hundred whales at a time in Knik Arm
(Smith (6)), and Natives describe how belugas tend to concentrate in Knik Arm
later in the summer (Huntington, 2000).
During that time she also worked with the Knik Arm
Bridge and Toll Authority.
Smaller aircraft also use public runways at Birchwood and Goose Bay in Knik Arm
, Merrill Field, Girdwood, the Kenai Municipal Airport, Ninilchik, Homer, and Seldovia.
His last job before retiring again in 2007 was as executive director of the Knik Arm
Bridge and Toll Authority (KABATA).
After 18 August, nearly all locations recorded through 12 September were in Knik Arm
, particularly in the area adjacent to the mouth of the Eagle River (Fig.
It is time for the state to build the bridge across Knik Arm
Case in point: the Knik Arm
bridge expected to transport vehicles and people from Anchorage to the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and points north.
Within upper Cook Inlet, little hunting takes place in Turnagain Arm due to the strength of tidal currents and winds, and so most of the information is centered on the region from the Kenai River across the inlet to Trading Bay and north to Knik Arm
and Chickaloon Bay (Fig.