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Fire footprint - ghosts of fires past

...burns including the 2005 King County Creek Fire and 2007 Swan Lake Fire that bump up against Skilak Lake, and the 2004 Glacier Creek Fire along the northeast corner of Tustumena Lake. Over in the west, the fire perimeter is as much defined by the...
Refuge Notebook: What do caribou and wood bison have in common?

...Skilak-Tustumena Benchlands, were still caribou-free. So in April 1985, 28 caribou from the Nelchina herd were released near Glacier Creek. In April 1986, 18 caribou each were released at both Emma and Green Lakes in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge...
Remembering the fire

...and that's sort of the natural way of things." The couple learned to protect their property following the 2004 Glacier Creek Fire. It burned more than 6,000 acres and came within four miles of their property. The experience made a huge...
Brush the invaders off your boots

...campgrounds) in 2005. In 2005 and 2006, we surveyed historic cabins on the far end of Tustumena Lake after the Glacier Creek Fire. Also In 2006, we sampled the Hansen Horse Trail and worked with scientists from Colorado State University to...
Meeting calms fears on fire

...of citizens in attendance had about about the ongoing Glacier Creek Fire. Division of Forestry officials reported that...side with cabins owners. For more information on the Glacier Creek Fire, contact Sharon Roesch or Christa Cady Hippchen...
Skiers hopes dashed by weather

...working on it Thursday, according to Dennis Perry, president of the Seward Nordic Ski Club. Perry also said upper Glacier Creek, accessible from Lake Drive at Mile 6 of the Seward Highway, is skiable. If skiers take the option of connecting...
Ski trails ready for weekend races

...Houghton, coach of the ski team in Seward, said Exit Glacier Road, which is flat and nine miles one way, is the only place ready for skating. Mile 12, located at Mile 12 of the Seward Highway, and Glacier Creek are suitable for touring.
Wildfire smoke drifts north, blankets central peninsula

...direction blew the smoke up from the Glacier Creek fire burning at the east end of...the refuge," Roesch said. The Glacier Creek fire would have to advance more...Roesch said. The cause of the Glacier Creek fire is still under investigation...
Around the Peninsula

...Bear Creek Trail, were closed due to dangers of the Glacier Creek Fire. Bear Creek was previously reopened; however...hundreds of hazard trees and snags along its route. The Glacier Creek Fire is not expected to be declared out until later...
Groomers keeping up with snow

...classic or backcountry skis. The one-way Exit Glacier trail is groomed for skiers and other trail users, but to ski Glacier Creek and Mile 12 trails skiers will want to bring classic or backcountry skis to carry them over trails, said Dennis Perry...


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