• Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park

    Kenai Fjords

    National Park Alaska

Kenai Fjords' Next Wave of Stewards

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

Useful Plants and a Hopeful Chance

July 03, 2013 Posted by: Lindsey Kromrey and Sebastian Kratz

Two more stories from a Student-Ranger-Student and a YCC at Exit Glacier: One useful and tasty plant, and one shift in perspective.

 

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.