Pacific walruses have hauled out on a barrier island near Point Lay, Alaska. The Native Village of Point Lay, the Eskimo Walrus Commission and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service respectfully ask those who travel in the area to help prevent stampedes by maintaining their distance. Guidance for pilots and mariners has been developed. Learn more
UPDATE (September 5, 2019): Camp Fire Restrictions Lifted For Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Chugach National Forest, and Kenai Fjords National Park. With the recent rain and the resulting reduction in fire danger on the Kenai Peninsula, effective immediately all campfire and fire restrictions for Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Fjords National Park, and Chugach National Forest lands on the Kenai Peninsula are lifted.