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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...

...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...
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge celebrates Wilderness Act

...somewhere that no one has ever been before or actually feels as if no one has been there before." Visitor Services Park Ranger Leah Eskelin, Refuge Coordinator Candace Ward, Refuge Manager Andy Loranger and Ostrowski organized refuge activities...
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...
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...
Funny River wildfire crews work on rehabilitation

...the damage, he said. "Making sure our natural resources are contained is the priority now," said Leah Eskelin, Park Ranger at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Stabilizing the upset soil prevents sedimentation into the Kenai and Kasilof...
Wildlife refuge learning program takes hands-on approach

...Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, standing beside one of the 11 cabins erected by Andrew Berg, Hamilton Hunt helped Park Ranger Leah Eskelin read the data on a small black device she held in her hand. The two were able to determine that the partly...
Construction moves forward on new refuge visitors center

...triple-pane windows for the new building missed their barge, which, set back construction, said Visitor Services Park Ranger Leah Eskelin. The windows are essential not only for visitors and staff in the extreme low temperatures that can be...

...teacher.Many summers were spent with Hal as a seasonal park ranger with the National Park service in Mount Ranier National...Archeological Preserve, where both Helen and Hal were park rangers.Along the way, four children were born to the couple...
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...


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