• Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park

    Kenai Fjords

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Kenai Fjords' Next Wave of Stewards

About This Blog

Stories from the Youth Conservation Corps members and Student-Ranger-Students working and learning at Kenai Fjords National Park this summer.

Fighting the Insidious Invasion

August 18, 2013 Posted by: Hannah Beutler

We live with yellow flowers blooming in our backyard every summer. Dandelions are just a part of life as we know it. Children play games with them and stain their clothes with the yellow blossom. Something we don't often realize is that these plants are invasive non-native flowers. But if they haven't been here forever, where did they come from?

 

Season's Farewells

August 14, 2013 Posted by: Sebastian Kratz, Robin McKnight, Michaela Headley

Three interpretive YCCs reflect on their summer here, and bid farewell to Kenai Fjords for the winter.

 

Poems and Interest Piqued

July 02, 2013 Posted by: Robin McKnight and Griffin Plush

Two interpretive YCCs share their early thoughts on working at Exit Glacier.

 

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.