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    A Summer of Unexpected Terns

    Caught on camera: learning more about nests of a declining tern population.


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    Volunteer at the Visitor Center!

    Do you love Kodiak? Passionate about conservation? Volunteer as a docent at the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center! All training is provided.

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Park Ranger Position

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Work with us as a Park Ranger this summer at the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center! Full time, seasonal position. This recruitment is for a local (Alaska) hire opportunity - see link for details. Position will also be announced on USA Jobs. Deadline to apply: March 23rd.

Application Information

Salmon Camp Lottery

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A summer science camp for kids K-8th grade. Registration by lottery is open January 3rd-March 31st.

Salmon Camp Information

Conservation Film Series

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Brought to you once a month on Thursdays throughout the winter: free film screenings at the Refuge Visitor Center! Popcorn included.

January Film

FUN on Wednesdays

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We are back to Wednesdays at 10:30 am for our weekly Families Understanding Nature (FUN) program for 3-5 yr olds and their families. See you soon!

F.U.N. Program
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Visitor Center Hours

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Welcome! Our downtown Visitor Center is open Tuesday through Saturday during the winter from noon to 5pm. On Wednesdays, we open from 10am-5pm. We are located at 402 Center Ave, across from the Baranov Museum.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

Learn more about the NWRS