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KNWR gets new manager: Loranger makes long-awaited return to the Kenai Peninsula

...Wildlife Refuge has a new manager, Andy Loranger, and he's no stranger to Alaska welcome him back to our state." Loranger assumed his duties at the refuge on March...Connecticut. "I left Alaska in 1992," Loranger said, "and I've been hoping to come...
Sterling Highway improvements planned

...Wildlife) Refuge," said Kenai Wildlife Refuge Manager Andy Loranger. "It almost literally divides the Peninsula in half, from...improvements. "(Refuge biologist) John Morton and Andy Loranger at the Refuge... told us the locations where we should put...
Refuge proposes changes in camping, hunting and vehicle use

...Resources, the Fish and Wildlife Service, Cook Inlet Region, Inc., and the Kenaitze Indian Tribe," said refuge manager Andy Loranger. "The proposed rule would establish regulations for storing and handling food and retained fish in the area, as well as...
Refuge Notebook: Missing the missing snow

...Kenai Peninsula! From the entire Refuge staff, best wishes to all of you for a peaceful and joyful holiday season. Andy Loranger is the Refuge Manager of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. You can find more information about the refuge at http...

...hearth to the furnishings. According to Refuge Manager Andy Loranger, this was the precise intent of the innumerable hours of creativity...month they abandoned the nest and the project resumed," said Loranger. He explained, it will often take new nesters a couple of...
Refuge Notebook: Celebrating 50 years of Wilderness

...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...
Voices of the Wilderness celebrates 50th Anniversary of Wilderness Act

...that opened October 3rd at the Kenai Visitors & Cultural Center (KVCC.) Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (KNWR) manager Any Loranger welcomed guest artists and families to the event, "The wilderness act represents permanent protection for some of our nation's...
Recreation briefs for this year kicks off. Join Refuge Manager Andy Loranger at in the commons at Kenai Peninsula College at 7 p.m. for...Environmentalism and the Creation of the Wilderness Act." Loranger will give a presentation prior to the film. Surplus drawing...
Refuge opens to snowmachine use

Areas of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge have been opened to snowmaching.Refuge Manager Andy Loranger on Monday announced the opening of all areas of the refuge traditionally open to snow machining.Areas always closed to snowmachine...
Refuge faces new challenges

...entire Refuge staff and our families, we wish all of you a joyous holiday season and a very healthy and prosperous 2012. Andy Loranger is the Refuge Manager at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Visit the Refuge Facebook page at


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