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...also create challenges with large groups of people dropped off in a single location at the same time, Fedorchak said.Park rangers are urging people to visit on weekdays if they can, and to hike and climb in the early morning or late afternoon to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-04-12-2
Make preparations now for wonderful, safe, springtime walks

...cfm) and bears (http://www.alaskacenters.gov/bear-safety.cfm). Leah Eskelin is a Visitor Services Park Ranger at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Find out more about the Refuge events by visiting http://www.fws.gov...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-12-2
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Winter enthusiasts with dogs discover joys of skijoring

...dozen people signed up for an introduction to skijoring."Dogs off-leash are the leading source of complaints to park rangers year round."Skijoring gear includes a well-fitting pulling harness for the dog, a belt or harness for the skier...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-29/winter-enthusiasts-with-dogs-dis
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Refuge Notebook: Following the Alaska dream

...local libraries and community book stores. Wishing you inspiration as you follow your Alaska dreams! Candace Ward is a park ranger, who has worked in the Refuge's Visitor Services Program for over 30 years. Find more information about the Refuge...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-05/refuge-notebook-following-the-al
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Trails

...the West. No trace camping is permitted at least 1/8 mile from the trail. On Wednesdays and Saturdays a National Park Ranger leads a guided walk of the trail from the nature center at 9a.m.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/trails
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Accident on Seward Highway results in one fatality

...Troopers with the Bureau of Highway Patrol Girdwood Team, Girdwood paramedics, Anchorage paramedics and Alaska State Park Rangers responded to the collision.Boreland's next of kin was notified. The highway was closed for two hours. Troopers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-01/accident-on-seward-highway-results-i
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Residents prepare to leave as Funny River fire grows swiftly

...As Bulf and Skuza speculated about changing wind directions and where the fire would likely burn, Leah Eskelin, park ranger with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, stopped to post an updated map. The three recalled the behavior of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-22/residents-prepare-to-leave-as-funny-
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Refuge Notebook: Thousands of feet on the ground are a challenge in Changbai Mountain, China

...but am sorry to have lost that opportunity in some protected areas of the world. Leah Eskelin is a Visitor Services Park Ranger at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. You can find more information about the Kenai Refuge at http://kenai.fws...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-23/refuge-notebook-thousands-of-fee
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...aluminum tube and then dumping the contents over a screen. When the pond was dredged in 1968 after a record drought, a park ranger noticed hundreds of artifacts, including bone pieces sharpened into tools or weapons, atop a debris pile. The items...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jennifer-kay/2014-10-20
Denali road crews juggle access with protection

...preservation, but one thing he said many people fail to recognize is that he and his team are there for the same reason as the park rangers and scientists and visitors."One thing that sometimes strikes us as maintenance people is that the resource people...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-14/denali-road-crews-juggle-access-with
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