U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service


Refuge Manager of the Year

The Paul Kroegel Refuge Manger of the Year Award is an honor bestowed to an individual who exeplifies leadership and integrity when promoting the Service's mission within and beyond Refuge boundaries. Kenai's Andy Loranger has been named the "Refuge Manager of the Year" by the National Wildlife Refuge Association!  He is a visionary, an innovator, and a trusted advisor for fellow conservation partners, community leaders, Alaska Natives, and his staff when it comes to conserving Alaska’s critically important landscape.