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Bear-human interactions increase at confluence of Russian, Kenai rivers

...notification to all anglers warning them of the recent uptick in wildlife approaching visitors for fish, said Deputy Refuge Ranger Steve Miller. "There have been more reports of people losing fish or backpacks," Miller said. "It's becoming...
Kenai refuge celebrates Grand Opening of your new Visitor Center

...National Wildlife Refuge! See you at the Grand Opening!Leah Eskelin and Candace Ward, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge rangers and year-round hosts at the new Visitor Center, will be assisted by summer rangers and volunteers from the community...
Refuge Notebook: Finding the meaning of the moose announced and awarded a miniature faux bronze statue of the moose as their prize. Also at the opening in May, Refuge rangers will discuss the design and concept of the new facility and share the story of the creation of the new center. The...
Refuge Notebook: New Visitor Center Becoming Reality

...and now, more than just the construction crew is hard at work preparing from the public opening of this new space. Refuge rangers and educators are busy planning new interactive events and programming. The building will come alive through these...
Five recreational activities to explore before tourists arrive

...across the refuge. Gary Titus, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge ranger said all the cabins offer a unique wilderness experience...Visitors will need to bring food supplies with them and refuge rangers recommend boiling lake water before consumption. At...
Kids Don't Float: The program works

...and weight-appropriate PFDs be available for each vessel passenger and that children under age 13 wear their PFD. Refuge rangers are ordinarily a friendly sort, however, having a PFD onboard is non-negotiable and failure to do so almost always...
Walking through the wildflowers at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...activity booklet and receive a Junior Ranger patch.Hidden Lake Campground is a great destination on Saturday nights for Refuge Ranger Talks and Family Fun Nights. Starting at 8 p.m. from June 25 through July 30, enjoy a variety of topics from bears...
Refuge Notebook: Wilderness Volunteers help rebuild trail

...radios, rain jackets, tents, bear spray, and Refuge rangers Ryan Beltz and myself. It was time for take off...Fourteen volunteers, five refuge trail workers, and two refuge rangers had joined together for one week and built a section...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...season and a few are already in action. "Everyone is welcome to come on out and ski," said Kenai National Wildlife Refuge ranger Dave Kenagy. "We'll try to get the trails groomed and get the rest of the ski trail signs up by this weekend...


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