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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-13/new-wildlife-refuge-beginning-to-tak
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Refuge sets date for visitor center construction

...spring, refuge officials announced Thursday. The refuge visitor center sees the most visitors of the 15 other U.S. Fish...million, according to the document. The current refuge visitor center is 34 years old and has needed a new center to house...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-18/refuge-sets-date-for-visitor-center-
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Refuge Notebook: New Visitor Center Becoming Reality

...site, 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-03-13/refuge-notebook-new-visitor-cent
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-02-20/refuge-notebook-time-to-apply-fo
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/refuge-notebook-hidden-lake-camp
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August Outdoor Fun at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...Eye Nature Trail (by the Refuge Visitor Center) for an easy ¼ walk and find...Eye Nature Trail (by the Refuge Visitor Center) at 2 p.m. and last one...the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center (located one mile from Soldotna...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-15/august-outdoor-fun-at-kenai-national
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Fishing guides, others, feel effects of shutdown

...fishing 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-07/fishing-guides-others-feel-effects-o
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-09-26/refuge-notebook-integrated-techn
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Refuge Notebook: Fishing on the Swanson River is not a secret, but sometimes forgotten

...by 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-08-29/refuge-notebook-fishing-on-the-s
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Lots to do on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge this summer

...Eye Nature Trail (by the Refuge Visitor Center) for an easy ¼-mile walk...Eye Nature Trail (by the Refuge Visitor Center) on Wednesdays and Saturdays...the Centennial Trail at the Refuge Visitor Center. Walks take place on Thursdays...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-06-06/lots-to-do-on-the-kenai-national
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