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    Kenai Fjords

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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.

 

Into the Bay (and Introductions)

June 18, 2013 Posted by: Max Odland

Last Thursday, Kenai Fjords National Park's Youth Conservation Corps members (YCCs) and Student-Ranger-Students traveled to Aialik Bay to experience Holgate Glacier and the park's magnificent fjords and marine life. YCCs and Student-Ranger-Students are students who work at Kenai Fjords throughout the summer, keeping the park at its best while gaining valuable experience in conservation. This summer's YCCs and Student-Ranger-Student working in Interpretation introduce themselves.

 

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.