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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...
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...

...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...
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...
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...
Nordic skiing off groomed trails evokes old days

...found an eager partner in Leonard Seville, who has grandkids in the Nordic Kids program."We got permission from the park rangers and flagged a route," Bookstrom said. "The idea was to make a trail that required no trees to be cut or blowdowns...
Refuge Notebook: New Visitor Center Becoming Reality, your family, friends and summer visitors to the new building this December.Leah Eskelin is a Visitor Services Park Ranger at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. For more information about the Refuge and Visitor Center project, visit kenai...
Refuge Notebook: Gary Titus honored with Sense of Wonder Award

...Region U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service Sense of Wonder Award recognizes Gary's achievements and is very well deserved.Park Ranger Candace Ward has worked in the Refuge Information & Education Program at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge for twenty-nine...


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