Kenai Fjords National Park Newswire

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  1. Proposed Regulatory Changes For National Parks In Alaska Open For CommentRead the original story

    Friday | National Parks Traveler

    ... and interacting with other bears. This change seeks to equitably allocate space among visitors. Kenai Fjords National Park proposes to implement a closure to highway vehicles on Exit Glacier Road, with exceptions for holders of a permit, when the ...

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  2. Tourism projected to grow 2% in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Homer News

    ... air, cruise ship and highway traffic to the state are up, as well as traffic to parks like the Kenai Fjords National Park. For the 2017 season, the Alaska Travel Industry Association is predicting a small gain in visitation of about 2 percent, said ...

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  3. Letters to the editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... aska. As a local business owner with operations on the Kenai River and on an inholding within the Kenai Fjords National Park, this issue concerns me. Alaska's national parks are an important draw for my business, and a big economic boon to Alaska's

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  4. You Saw It, Dec. 29, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... colony of sea lions suns themselves on rocks on the side of one of the Kenai Fjords on July 17 in Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska. Irene Bladow took this photo, which was sent in by Ron Bladow.

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  5. Refuge Notebook: A time for reflection: Kenai National Wildlife Refuge's 75th anniversary, Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Interagency Brown Bear Study Team, composed of biologists from ADF&G, Chugach National Forest, Kenai Fjords National Park and Kenai Refuge, was launched to help ensure the conservation of Kenai brown bears. Kenai Fish & Wildlife Field Office ...

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  6. Alaska Attracts More Than 1 Million Cruise Passengers But Marketing Woes on HorizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Skift

    ... On Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, a popular destination for both residents and out-of-state visitors, Kenai Fjords National Park saw 14 percent more visitors, said Shannon Davis, executive director of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council. Sales ...

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  7. Alaska tourism numbers up but leaders wary of less marketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... On Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, a popular destination for both residents and out-of-state visitors, Kenai Fjords National Park saw 14 percent more visitors, said Shannon Davis, executive director of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council. Sales ...

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  8. Tourism industry is booming in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... Tourism Marketing Council, in a presentation Tuesday to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly. Kenai Fjords National Park saw 14 percent more visitors this year than last, lining up with the McDowell Group numbers, she said. The Kenai Peninsula is ...

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  9. As tourism grows, indusry associations look to new marketing fundingRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Tourism Marketing Council, in a presentation Tuesday to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly. Kenai Fjords National Park saw 14 percent more visitors this year than last, lining up with the McDowell Group numbers, she said. The Kenai Peninsula is ...

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  10. On The Trail: Melting glaciersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | CBS News

    "Rephotography" - comparing photos taken at the same spot years apart - can be a detective tool, when comparing archive images of glaciers in Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska and Glacier National park in Montana, to the views found today.

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  11. On The Trail: Disappearing glaciersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | CBS News

    ... have ever experienced." Visiting the parks this year, Knighton has experienced it firsthand. At Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska, the massive glaciers will survive longer than those in Montana, but they're still shrinking. Walking into the park, ...

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  12. a This week on "Sunday Morning"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | CBS News

    ... glaciers Conor Knighton explores the melting landscapes at Glacier National Park in Montana and Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska, where the speed of ice's disappearance has been anything but glacial. CALENDAR: Week of Oct. 24 "Sunday Morning" ...

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  13. Rise & Shine! Seward Business Network meeting Oct 20thRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Seward City News

    ... artists of the mid-20th century. His paintings of Resurrection Bay and the area that later became Kenai Fjords National Park, are considered some of the best examples of Northern art. Before Alaska, Kent painted the Maine coast and Newfoundland. ...

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  14. The DR goes to AlaskaRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | The Daily Record

    Roberta and Dale Angerman of Wooster share their copy of The Daily Record in front of Aialik glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska. Current subscribers have full access to all online news content as part of their subscription.

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  15. A year after Obama's visit, Exit Glacier retreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    ... of climate change. "We want to make sure that our grandkids can see this," he said then during a Kenai Fjords National Park tour that was part of the unprecedented presidential trip to Alaska. Now Exit Glacier is even farther away from the spot ...

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  16. Meet Valeria Briones: Student Conservation Association (SCA) Intern at Kenai Fjords National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Seward City News

    I am an intern for the Student Conservation Association . This is my second summer as an intern for the SCA, although it was my first time visiting Alaska where I am working in Kenai Fjords National Park.

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  17. A year after Obama's visit, Exit Glacier makes big retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A year ago, President Obama stood at the toe of retreating Exit Glacier and proclaimed it a beautiful but vulnerable sight, an obvious "signpost" of climate change. "We want to make sure that our grandkids can see this," he said then during a Kenai Fjords National Park tour that was part of the unprecedented presidential trip to Alaska.

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  18. Exit Glacier face crumblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Seward City News

    ... river now exits beneath the face of Exit Glacier. "When we had all that rain a few weeks ago," Kenai Fjords National Park Ranger Ann Fineman said, "and with all the melt that's been going on - remember we've had some very warm weather - for some ...

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  19. Stuck inside? Tour a national park with President ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | CBS News

    President Barack Obama views Bear Glacier on a boat tour of Kenai Fjords National Park in Seward, Alaska September 1, 2015. This week marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

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  20. The essential guide to Alaska's national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    The USA's northernmost state is positively heaving with spectacular wilderness areas, but you'll need to embrace a spirit of adventure to visit some of them. Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska contains more than 30 glaciers and the largest ice field that is contained totally within the United States.

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