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Youth Adventures in Conservation

About This Blog

This summer, Kenai Fjords National Park is employing seven local youth as part of the nationwide Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program. Read this blog for updates and stories about their experiences in the park.

And the winner is...

August 16, 2012 Posted by: Eric Moll

Jacob and Matthew are wrapping up their cart talk competition.

 

The YCC Revue

August 14, 2012 Posted by: Eric Moll

The YCCs present a dramatic reenactment of their summer.

 

Exit Glacier Art

August 08, 2012 Posted by: Brandon, Corianne, Jacob

Brandon, Corianne and Jacob produced some artwork inspired by their time at Exit Glacier.

 

The Competition

July 14, 2012 Posted by: Matthew Moore

Jacob and I are competing to see who can get the most visitors at our cart talks.

 

Restoring a Trampled Stream Bank

July 10, 2012 Posted by: Christian Tofson

RBCA Re-Vegetation Project

 

Pullin' weeds down by the river

July 02, 2012 Posted by: Brandon Moore

Eradicating invasive plants at the 8th annual Exit Glacier road community weed pull.

 

Meet the YCCs

June 20, 2012 Posted by: Brandon, Christian, Cori, Jacob, Matthew, Meret

Introducing Kenai Fjords' summer 2012 YCCs...

 

The YCC program at Kenai Fjords National Park

June 20, 2012 Posted by: Eric Moll

Hello all, and welcome to the 2012 blog for Kenai Fjords' Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program!

 

Did You Know?

resident pod of Orca whales

“Killer whales” or orcas are actually quite friendly and often inquisitive about humans. In fact, the group of “resident killer whales” pictured here feeds entirely on fish. Only “transient killer whales” eat marine mammals. No wild killer whale has ever hurt a human being.