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Refuge Notebook: A day on Tustumena Lake

...get out on the 73,000-acre Tustumena Lake with the trail crew, I jumped...Wilderness. Did you know that Tustumena Lake has a maximum depth of almost...and cabin crews work.When on Tustumena Lake you have a sense of being somewhere...
Refuge Notebook: Celebrating 50 years of Wilderness of its wilderness values. His ideas came to fruition in 1957 when an 800,000-acre area between Skilak and Tustumena lakes was formally designated as the Andy Simons Research Natural Area. Through this designation, the area was to be managed...
Refuge Notebook: Scottish kids help restore cabins on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...and we were off... off to Tustumena Lake and some of the most amazing volunteer...two projects at Moose Creek on Tustumena Lake. The first involved 2010, again travelling to Tustumena Lake to work on the cabin of Andrew...
Fire footprint - ghosts of fires past

...approached the rugged hills above Tustumena Lake, we flew over extensive stands...along the northeast corner of Tustumena Lake. Over in the west, the fire...originating between Skilak and Tustumena Lakes. Spruce stands that burned hot...
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...subdivision along the northern shore of Tustumena Lake; structures there are no longer...starting at the southern end near Tustumena lake, are working to extend the containment...about 10 homes on the shore of Tustumena Lake have been threatened by the fire...
Fire continues to grow, spots over Kenai River

...with aerial bucket work. On the opposite side of the blaze, hotshot crews from the southern end of the fire near Tustumena Lake worked to build a line north to meet bulldozers working south. Burnouts were done near Bear Creek subdivision Saturday...
'Knocking at our back door': Fire edges closer to communities

...environment the community shares with the Bear Creek subdivision - a group of cabins on the shores of the massive Tustumena Lake near the southern end of the wildfire. Many of the 10 remote access cabins had pumps and hundreds of feet of hose...
Residents prepare to leave as Funny River fire grows swiftly

...Funny River and spread more than 10 miles south to Tustumena Lake in less than 24 hours. The community sits directly...Creek where a group of remote-access cabins sit on Tustumena Lake. Fire crews are working to protect those cabins...
Kasilof residents concerned with fire's proximity

...acres to 800 on day one, 7,000 to 22,000 on day two, then 44,000 and now 66,000 and spreading along the Tustumena Lake shore, where the fire also approaches a cluster of cabins in Bear Creek to the east. "What we are seeing now when...
Funny River Horse Trail fire grows to 7,000 acres

...west and east along the shores of Tustumena Lake. Andy Alexandrou, public able to pick up water from Tustumena Lake to douse the flames, he said...load of retardant was dumped near Tustumena Lake to prevent the fire from reaching...


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