• Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park

    Kenai Fjords

    National Park Alaska

20 Years Later... Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

20 Years Later... Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
Spring bird surveys along the shore of Kenai Fjords National Park.

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News Release Date: March 13, 2009

20 Years Later...
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

The day dawned like any other, barely. Within minutes, the way we think of oil, how we manage commercial shipping, and how the National Park Service manages resources changed forever.

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Did You Know?

Hoary Marmot

The Hoary Marmot is the largest member of the ground squirrels. These guys hibernate half or more of their life away. They have very thick fur and a substantial fat layer that protects them from the cold. You are not as likely to see them on hot days as they hide in the shade to keep cool.