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Game committee group looks at moose, bears, falcons

While moose preoccupy those concerned with wildlife management in other area of the Kenai Peninsula, the Seward Fish and Game Advisory Committee figures that the Seward area barely has enough of a...

 

1939: People take to skates finding Second Lake ideal

From the Seward Gateway, Nov. 14, 1939 The skating season opened with a bang over the weekend. The cold snap made the ice on Second lake perfectly safe and smooth. Sunday afternoon the lake was...

 

Conservation group celebrates 7th year of event

Hundreds of supporters of the Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance and connoisseurs of tasty beverages converged on the Alaska SeaLife Center Saturday to sample local brews and wines from vintners...

 

Tracks near Exit Glacier mean bears not yet hibernating

Bear tracks lead to the Resurrection River against the backdrop of Exit Glacier. A warm October has given way to freezing temperatures in the first couple weeks of November. Still waters, puddles and...

 

Pumpkin prowl thrills

Scores of youngsters were fairly comfortable in a break between rain storms under clear skies with comparatively warm conditions as they searched for miniature pumpkins and generally prowled about,...

 

Friends of NRA hold fundraiser

Seward, Alaska Friends of NRA Committee members pulled together a fun and festive event at the Dale R. Lindsey Alaska Railroad Intermodal Facility on Saturday. The first event organized by a new...

 

Indian Summer

With the moon high over the mountains after sunset, a mountain trail bicycler dips her tire into Kenai Lake after traversing the Grayling Lake to Primrose Campground route late afternoon...

 

Arbor Day Foundation offers free trees

Everyone from Alaska who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America program. Through Trees for America, everyone is...

 
 By Log Staff    Outdoors    July 4, 2013

Bear activity provokes warning

Kenai Fjords National Park plans to start aversive conditioning for a marauding bear in the area of the Exit Glacier Campground after damage to vehicles and forced entry into trash bins. When they identify and track down the suspect, that is. On...

 
 By LOG Staff    Outdoors    June 13, 2013

Habitat gets spruced up

Young volunteers join up with Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance to transform the front of Seward Elementary School into a native plant park, complete with new pathways, benches and picnic...

 
 By ASLC    Outdoors    June 13, 2013

ASLC mourns steller pup

ASLC mourns steller pup The Alaska SeaLife Center has reported that a non-viable pup was delivered from Tasu, one of two pregnant sea lions at the center. Tasu, a 13-year-old Steller sea lion, appeared to be showing no signs of distress after the eve...

 
 By Log Staff    Outdoors    June 13, 2013

Visitors gallop to Exit Glacier

As the only part of Kenai Fjords National Park accessible by road, Exit Glacier is a popular destination for visitors and locals alike. Even when combined with a cooler than usual May, average...

 
 By RBCA    Outdoors    May 30, 2013

Kids and plants help each other grow

The Schoolyard Habitat project is accepting volunteers to the front of Seward Elementary School into a native plant park; complete with new pathways, benches and picnic tables. Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance is coordinating the project for...

 

Bike Rodeo kickstarts weekend

Terry’s Tires’ Bike Rodeo was the center of juvenile activity in Seward’s streets on Saturday as Shoreside’s Helmet Junction started things rolling with an equipment swap and safety check....

 

Winter recreation underway at Moose Pass

An alert canine stands at attention monitoring the winter activities on Upper Trail Lake in Moose Pass on Thanksgiving Day. Behind the dog, a newly acquired ice boat is being prepped for its maiden...

 

Snow people get ready at ski swap

Locals shop on Saturday for warm and winter gear at the annaul Seward Nordic Ski Club Ski Swap. The fundraiser for the club also included ski rentals, a chili/soup/bake sale, the opportunity to...

 

Oxygen & Octane Expo welcomes return of winter

Alaska’s premier winter sports and recreation show, the Oxygen & Octane Expo, will make a fifth appearance Oct. 5-7 at the Dena’ina Center in downtown Anchorage. The “Big O” has become a fixture in the outdoor expo arena, and plans are in sto...

 

KFNP researchers share fieldwork through new blog

Scientists observe their Kenai Fjords National Park Researchers and resource managers at Kenai Fjords National Park have the privilege of conducting their work in areas of the park that are seldom...

 

Adventure campers hit the high spots

Participants in the TYC Adventure Camp stand on a snow covered slope this summer on one of their outings. The TYC/SPRD sponsored camp for fifth through seventh graders included kayaking, camping,...

 

Groups restore Scheffler Creek stream bank

Submitted by Carol Griswold Scheffler Creek is a special salmon stream flowing right through the heart of town. It starts high in the Mount Marathon Bowl where ice-cold water from melting snow shoots...

 

Camping season begins

A visitor puts up his tent at a local campground last week. The area campgrounds are popular with many who come to Seward for recreation....

 
 By Dano Michaud    Outdoors    June 14, 2012

Seward Winter Film Series ends

The humble beginnings of what has become to be known as the Seward Winter Film Series started 6 years ago, with the first slide show on a cold rainy night in November 2006. It was based on a similar event that the Mountaineering Club of Alaska (MCA)...

 
 By Dano Michaud    Outdoors    June 14, 2012

On the summit: To log or not to log?

Sorry this is not one of them contested debates between the lumber industry wanting to level a mountain side and an environmentalist trying to put a stop to the economic development of our resources....

 

New tour offerings pair rail travel with glacier trekking

A selection of new tour offerings from the Alaska Railroad and local guide service Ascending Path are offering Alaska visitors an opportunity to pair glacier hiking and ice climbing with rail travel through some of the state’s most stunning...

 

Hooligan come in to spawn

A fisherman dips for hooligan near Nash Road last week. The hooligan, or smelt, were headed from the ocean to their fresh water spawning grounds. Hooligan are eaten or used for bait, as well as...

 

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