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Woman mauled near Cooper Landing identified

...Cottonwood Creek Trail. So far, the attack appears to have been an act of defense on the bear's part, said Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller. "Based on the injuries received and everything, it seemed to be a more defensive incident where...
New deputy refuge manager enjoying the Kenai

...achievements in Alaska, and I am honored to have the opportunity to add to this legacy. Doug Staller is the new deputy refuge manager at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Previous Refuge Notebook articles can be viewed on our Web site at http...
Family encounters persistant bear on Skilak Loop

...Likewise, a bear's den could be disturbed by seismic activity or human activity around the den. Steve Miller, deputy refuge manager at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, said the encounter was the earliest report of a bear sighting on a trail...
Refuge closes to snowmachine use

...on the Kenai Peninsula, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will close to snowmachine use. In a press release, Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller said that the closure will take place at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2. Given the time of the...
Brown bear hunting closed on Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...624 bears on the Kenai Peninsula have been killed. "That level, it's not sustainable," said Steve Miller, deputy refuge manager. "We think it's a critical stage."Of the harvested bear, 22 were reproductive-aged females, he said...
Firefighters rescue abandoned wolf pups come out." The pups were in bad shape by the time Fish and Game wildlife biologist Jeff Selinger and Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller got to see them. "All of them were injured by a porcupine and dehydrated," Miller said. The pups...
Feds halt Skilak area hunting and trapping

...take small game by standard .22 rimfire or shotgun in a portion of the closure from Nov. 1 through Dec. 31. Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller said, according to the release, that the Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area was designated in 1985...
Refuge Notebook: Time to apply for summer jobs at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...Park Ranger positions, contact Park Ranger Leah Eskelin at 907-260-2811 and for Laborer positions, contact Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller at (907) 262-7021. Candace Ward works as a Park Ranger at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge leading...
Refuge areas open for Snowmachining

...check out their snow machine before heading on to the Refuge areas that have been recently opened for public use. Deputy Refuge Manager Jim Hall has announced that portions of Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (KNWR) are open to snowmachine use effective...
Saying goodbye to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...exciting national wildlife refuges in the United States, I will be leaving the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Deputy Refuge Manager position on Nov. 25. I'm leaving the Kenai for an exciting job opportunity in Washington, D.C., as the...


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