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    Kenai Fjords

    National Park Alaska

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Environmental Commitment

Bike-To-Work Day 2012

The park encourages the use of alternative transportation for the commute to work, and makes available a fleet of gently-used bicycles for seasonal employees.


Kenai Fjords National Park's Environmental Commitment Statement:

"We at Kenai Fjords National Park are committed to excellence in environmental management, both in the context of the values for which the park was established and the broader context of national and international environmental responsibilities.

We are committed to conducting our operations in accordance with National Park Service directives and Executive Orders pertaining to the environment. We will ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and requirements addressing the protection of the environment.

We will incorporate best environmental management practices, pollution prevention, waste reduction, and environmentally preferable purchasing in all park operations and will strive for continual improvement in each of these areas.

We will continue to work cooperatively with federal, state, and local governments as well as other organizations and local communities to promote sound environmental management of the park, and to the extent of our authority and influence, of the surrounding region. We will strive to educate and lead by example our visitors, recreational users, neighbors, and other park stakeholders on these concepts.

We at Kenai Fjords National Park will strive for continual improvement in environmental management."

-Kenai Fjords National Park Green Team

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.