September 08, 2015
Finding a peregrine falcon perched on 500 foot cliff with thousands upon thousands of seabirds swirling and chattering while standing on the deck of a moving boat is, to say the least, very difficult. Hear from Biological Science Technician Sam Stark about how and why researchers look for Peregrine Falcons along the coast of Kenai Fjords National Park.
August 25, 2015
While we all work hard to prevent littering inside the park, the ocean transports debris and trash from all over the world and deposits it on the beaches of Kenai Fjords. Hear about a collaboration of organizations working together to remove debris from beaches across the region.
August 20, 2015
Why would you take a packraft, an aluminum tripod, a fiberglass weatherproof camera housing and battery, a solar panel, an anchor, and 50ft of steel cable out backpacking? Because, science.
Follow park researchers and they go to the source - a glacier dammed lake that releases a hazardous Glacier Lake Outburst Flood.
August 13, 2015
What would it be like to visit every single part of the Kenai Fjords coastline? Every cove, beach, island? This summer Physical Science Technician Julie Markus has done exactly that. The stories of mapping the caves and unique features of the Kenai Fjords coastline.
August 01, 2015
Unwary visitors often bring the seeds of invasive plants to remote areas of the Kenai Fjords coastline. The Exotic Plant Management Team patrols the coast to find and remove these plants before these infestations become problems.
July 24, 2015
The same forces that carve the rocky cliffs and beaches of Kenai Fjords National Park are the same ones that threaten to slowly erase the cultural history of this landscape. Hear from Park Archaeologist Jon Hardes about a collaborative project with Smithsonian Institution to locate and document archaeological sites along the coast.
July 14, 2015
What does a day in the life in Kenai Fjords National Park look like? Follow along with Student Conservation Association intern Kaley as she works with the Resource Management Exotic Plant Management Team.
July 01, 2015
Kenai Fjords National Park researchers use helicopters to monitor Bald Eagle nests along the rugged coastlines of the park. What does it feel like to hover in a narrow fjord looking in treetops and cliffs for eagles? Read Elisa's story!
June 08, 2015
Our summer field season has begun here in Kenai Fjords National Park and we're looking forward to a very exciting summer of research. Follow our blog throughout the summer for stories, photos, and video from the remote corners of the park!
June 19, 2015
Follow researchers as they fly to the vast Harding Icefield to measure the annual accumulation and melt of snow to understand how the iconic glaciers of Kenai Fjords National Park are changing.