• Image of sand dunes

    Kobuk Valley

    National Park Alaska

Photo of the Month: Stampede

July 31, 2012 Posted by: Marci Johnson

Trammeled tundra above Kusitrin Lake

The lichens, forbs, and dwarf shrubs of the tundra above Kusitrin Lake in Bering Land Bridge National Preserve show heavy signs of trampling and grazing by caribou and reindeer.

If you like lichens, check out this Resource Brief on some of the surveys and monitoring conducted in the Western Arctic National Parklands.

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Image of Kobuk Locoweed (Oxytropis kobukensis)

The only place in the world that Oxytropis kobukensis (Kobuk locoweed) can be found is in the sand dunes of Kobuk Valley National Park.