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Kenai refuge manager headed to new job: West leaving state after 31 years in Alaska

...Refuge, others know him as a fellow hunter, and many others consider him a friend, but regardless of how people know Robin West, they will soon be saying goodbye to him. "It's a great job that I'm going to," said West, who after 31 years...
KNWR open for Christmas tree cutting

...Wildlife Refuge has been open for cutting Christmas trees since right after Thanksgiving, and according to Refuge manager Robin West, folks may be waiting for some warmer weather to stalk that perfect family tree. "A few people got right out there...
Busy groomers make for happy trails

...the Wolf Lake Pipeline Corridor and areas above timberline, with the exception of the Caribou Hills. Refuge manager Robin West said in a press release that much of the areas opened have adequate snowcover for safe snowmachine travel. However...
Everyone shares wealth of peninsula wilderness

...and the environment. These are sustainable dollars. It's a good part of our local economy," said refuge manager Robin West. "It's something that, if it's managed properly, is going to be here." The refuge is the reason many people...
Plenty of spring activities on refuge

...Michelle Ostrowski at 260-2839. * May 7-8, 6-10 p.m.: Basic Hunter Safety For many years, Refuge Manager Robin West and other refuge staff have worked with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to provide Basic Hunter Safety classes...
Refuge to monitor fire

...made up of wetlands and past burn areas. For more information about the Lily Lake project, contact the refuge manager Robin West, or fire management officer Doug Newbould, at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge at (907) 262-7021 or 260-5994...
Moose poachers caught after killing trophy bulls

...and most importantly, to step forward and get involved, we would not have made this case," said refuge Manager Robin West. The poaching incidents took place in 2005 in the Timberline Lake trophy moose drawing permit area, between the eastern...
Friends of Alaska Refuges hosts activities

...hold their annual business meeting, which will include topics such as an update on the Kenai refuge by refuge manager Robin West, updates from regional refuge representatives, as well as updates on key refuge issues, goals and project planning...
Board looks at Skilak hunt

...accepted. "As far as I know, the intent for this is to solidify the regulation and put it in permanent language." Robin West, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge manager, said the Board of Game proposed to open the Skilak Loop area to a broader...
Saying goodbye to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...visit. I appreciate all of their hard work and dedication. Another person I will miss will be my boss, Refuge Manager Robin West. Robin is one of the most competent and professional managers in the entire National Wildlife Refuge System, and I...


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