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Kenai Fjords in the Field

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Resource Management staff often conduct research and field observations in areas of the park few others will ever see. Use this blog to discover new places and current research happening in Kenai Fjords National Park this summer.

Wading Through Wetlands

July 20, 2012 Posted by: William C. Clark

Wetland determinations and delineations require hard work bushwhacking through thick and thorny vegetation and once at your destination you may be greeted with swarms of biting insects. Read what it is like to dig into wetland soils and tromp around wet areas along the Exit Glacier Road corridor...

 

Did You Know?

River Otter

River otters defecate in certain spots to mark their territory. Researchers in Kenai Fjords National Park have discovered that these "latrine sites" enrich the soil, allowing plants to grow in those spots that aren't found anywhere else close by.