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[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire kind of hold it, so we have a place to kind of build a line around the head (of the fire)," Anderson said. Park Ranger Leah Eskelin of the Kenai Wildlife Refuge said that the Skilak Recreation Area would be re-opened "as soon as it's...
Reeling it in: Plenty to enjoy in Alaska-grown film, having just taken the recently vacated job of park ranger. He's about to find that Gangrene Gulch isn't like...actors. First-timer Zack Lamphier, playing our heroic park ranger, however, blows that theory out of the water, as he...
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Alaskan-made comedy and suspense flick comes to town

...said. " The moosetaur, who was sealed into the underworld is inadvertently released upon the unsuspecting town where park rangers Zack Lanphier and David Nufer and town coroner Chantel Grover start noticing some odd moose tramplings. Lanphier is...
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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...
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...
Make preparations now for wonderful, safe, springtime walks

...cfm) and bears ( Leah Eskelin is a Visitor Services Park Ranger at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Find out more about the Refuge events by visiting

...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.
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...
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...
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...


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