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Now is a good time for avalanche education

...items with them, but should also know how to use them.Online resources provide a good place to start. The Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation webpage at has avalanche safety tips. The Alaska Avalanche...
River Ranch in Funny River considered for upgrades

...Currently, the River Ranch property is co-managed between Fish and Game and the Department of Natural Resources' Division of Parks. "It's not like we're actively doing anything there, we're just monitoring the area," Blackwell said...
State parks increases public-use cabin fees

...15 - though prior reservations made for the cabins will not be changed. Claire LeClaire, deputy director of the division of parks and outdoor recreation, many of the more popular of the state's 66 cabins have been booked for months.Of the...
State takes ownership of Eagle Rock Boat Launch

...the state, purchased through money from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council, and operated by the state's division of parks. The council, or EVOS, has purchased at least 5,100 acres on the Kenai River, at a cost of more than $12...
KRSMA Board hears updates on Kasilof boat retrieval, deferred maintenance

...private exit points on the lower portion of the river. In late 2011, The Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation received $2 million to fund public feedback, property investigation and site purchase...
Private cave collection a hobby, passion

...He chose a course of action that some people disagreed with."Ed Quinn, a resource manager in the DNR's Division of Parks and Trails, said his division had no issues with Ackerman nor any plans to pursue any of his caves."We only acquire...
Kenai certifies elections, faces natural gas issues owned the tidal flats where the mud begins to the river bed while the state's Department of Natural Resource division of parks owns the near-shore land. "They just ought to go down there and keep people from tearing up the banks of the...
Cooper Landing boat launch closed temorarily

...The Cooper Landing boat launch will be closed until June 10 for maintenance. The Kenai and Prince William Sound Division of Parks & Outdoor will use the time to repair an edge of the ramp where gravel has eroded, correct a drainage near the ramp's...
Kasilof River projects continue, funding added my relief, to have worked out pretty dog-gone well." Lucy Baranko, landscape specialist with the DNR's Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation, said the state is close to purchasing a piece of property for construction of a drift boat...
Improvements scheduled for Bing's Landing

...Peninsula said construction to alleviate some of the boat ramp congestion is scheduled to begin later this summer.The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation has worked with park users and the Kenai River Special Management Area advisory board to create...


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