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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...

...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...
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...
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...
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...
KPC Earth Day celebration looks forward, back

...Kenai National Wildlife Refuge's summer-long commemoration of this year's 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.Park Ranger Leah Eskelin was the Refuge spokeswoman for the evening. She educated attendees about special programs and events the...
Bear awareness key during the spring season

...are sending a message out to the hungry creatures waking from hibernation; lunch is in town. Kenai Wildlife Refuge Park Ranger Candace Ward said with an early break up this year it is time for everyone on the peninsula to and prepare for the heightened...

...snow thousands of feet below their last known location.Park Ranger Fawn Bauer said Saturday that "there's not a viable...known location, a national park official said Saturday.Park Ranger Fawn Bauer said the helicopter crew also spotted camping...
Girl Scouts take on science the warning labels on products that may contain tobacco and will avoid the drug in the future.Leah Eskelin, Park Ranger at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, emphasized the importance of shaping activities during her lesson so girls can...


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