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Soldotna man, passenger not injured in plane crash

...hiked out."Mastre did not report the plane crash to the FAA or NTSB, according to the dispatch. Steve Miller, deputy manager at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, said Mastre did report the crash to the refuge days later, after he and an...
Refuge Notebook: New Year resolutions on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...and enjoy the many natural wonders that it has to offer. Happy (almost) New Year everyone! Steve Miller is the deputy manager at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. You can find more information about the Refuge at
Skilak recreation area not lacking in opportunities

Jim Hall, deputy manager of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, examines the log book from the porch of the Upper Ohmer Lake Cabin last month to asses...
Refuge seeks comments for draft fire plan

...nature of our fuels management program has changed primarily because the funding has changed," he said. Refuge Deputy Manager Steve Miller said the environmental assessment in the plan is a good introduction to the refuge's fire management...
Hiking and backpacking

...You should always be cautious of bears, even if you don?t see any signs of bear activity,? said Jim Hall, deputy manager at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Bears must eat constantly during spring, summer and fall, gorging themselves so...
New deputy refuge manager enjoying the Kenai

In early June of this year, I moved to the Kenai Refuge as the new deputy manager, coming from Bethel and the 19-million-acre Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge. I knew that life in Bethel was going to...
Give your living room a bit of wild at Christmas: Kenai Wildlife Refuge begins annual free tree offer

...While any tree may be taken, the refuge asks that stumps be cut as low to the ground as possible. Doug Staller, deputy manager at the refuge, offered a few pieces of practical advice when choosing a tree. Though there are two species of coniferous...


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