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Refuge Notebook: Celebrating 50 years of Wilderness

...and live music and refreshments. Please join us at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center for this free event! Andy Loranger is the Refuge Manager of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. You can find more information about the Refuge at http...
Outdoors is simply that is says "Alaska" from fireplace hearth to the furnishings. According to Refuge Manager Andy Loranger, this was the precise intent of the innumerable hours of creativity and innovation that went into designing the center...
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge's 70th anniversary

...a variety of family-oriented activities and refreshments. For more information, please call 907-262-7021. Andy Loranger is the Refuge Manager of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. You can find more information about the refuge at http...
Game board lowers brown bear harvest cap

...sources of human caused mortality as the human population continues to grow on the Kenai Peninsula," Refuge Manager Andy Loranger said. "... Our recent closure decisions were in the interest of ensuring the continued compatibility of sport hunting...
Board of Game to take up Kenai Peninsula issues

...through other human interactions. In response to the jump in bear deaths, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge manager Andy Loranger closed sport hunting for 30 days on the refuge in late October of 2013, effectively closing down the season. Refuge...
Construction moves forward on new refuge visitors center

...projected for after January 1, 2015. The opening has been pushed back after some small setbacks, said Refuge Manager Andy Loranger. Originally the plan was to open the doors to the public in late September or early October, Loranger said. Ideally...
Hunters speak out against proposed refuge brown bear closure

...hunting closure on the refuge.Using Alaska Department of Fish and Game data from the last two decades, refuge manager Andy Loranger said the brown bear population has declined 18 percent on the Kenai Peninsula, due to human-caused mortalities...
Firefighters get heroic sendoff from thankful community

...Services, the Kenai Peninsula Borough, Kenai Fire Departments and State Troopers who assisted with the evacuations. Andy Loranger Kenai National Wildlife Refuge manager said, "This incident management team is an outstanding group and the firefighters...
KNW Refuge deserves kudos

...Refuge did an extraordinary job of balancing these values and their existing responsibilities and legal authority. Andy Loranger, Refuge Manager, says it perfectly when he states, "People aren't worried about fish if their house is about...
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge celebrates Wilderness Act

...been there before." Visitor Services Park Ranger Leah Eskelin, Refuge Coordinator Candace Ward, Refuge Manager Andy Loranger and Ostrowski organized refuge activities aimed at helping visitors gain more access into the Kenai Peninsula's designated...


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