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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.

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?

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.