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Wildlife refuge learning program takes hands-on approach

In the dense forest behind the Kenai 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...
Refuge Notebook: Hidden Lake Campground - a 'hidden gem' on the Kenai Refuge

I am often asked thought provoking questions while working in the Kenai Refuge Visitor Center. Recently, I was asked how Hidden Lake Campground received its name. It dawned on me that in the sixteen years I've worked...
Refuge Notebook: New Visitor Center Becoming Reality, dedicating long hours to what will be the hub of Refuge visitor services by the end of the year. The new Refuge Visitor Center will house state-of-the-art exhibits that highlight the biodiversity of the Kenai, explore its ecosystems...
Refuge Notebook: Time to apply for summer jobs at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...summer 2014:Park Ranger (Visitor Services Specialist) - Rangers work indoors and outdoors. They operate the Refuge Visitor Center in Soldotna orienting visitors to the Refuge and providing information on hiking, camping, fishing, and other...
New wildlife refuge visitor center taking shape

Despite an interruption from nature, construction for the new $6 million Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Soldotna is on schedule with the completion date set for the end of September. A bald eagle nesting in the...
Fishing guides, others, feel effects of shutdown guides remain in effect. "It has been business as usual," he said Monday. A sign on a gate at the refuge visitor center directs those seeking more information to visit the Department of Interior website. According to the Bureau Of...
Refuge Notebook: Integrated technology brings nature into focus

...relationships in the forest - how species work together to survive and thrive year-round. The hike will begin in the Refuge Visitor Center at 1 p.m. Space is limited. Call 907-260-2811 to pre-register or for more information. Leah Eskelin...
What's Happening

...on Saturday. Enjoy tasty snacks while participating in activities and crafts from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Refuge Visitor Center in Soldotna. All activities are free to the public. Guided berry identification walks will be held throughout...
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Refuge Notebook: Fishing on the Swanson River is not a secret, but sometimes forgotten choosing to float the 24 river miles from Swanson River Landing to Captain Cook State Recreation Area. The Refuge Visitor Center on Ski Hill Road has a wealth of information to help you plan your trip.What most people don't know much about...
Refuge sets date for visitor center construction

...officials announced Thursday. The refuge visitor center sees the most visitors of...Fish and Wildlife Service refuge visitor centers in the state annually, refuge...the document. The current refuge visitor center is 34 years old and has needed...


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