Features

  • Black Bear Bait Information

    Applications are now available for black bear baiting permits.

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    Day Camp Registration Open

    Youth Game Warden Camp is open for registration for current 5th, 6th & 7th graders. Act fast, spots will fill quickly.

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    Youth Conservation Corps- Apply Now

    YCC applications are available now, due by April 13, 2018

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    Refuge Events: April 2018

    Welcome spring at the Refuge during these fun events.

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    NOTICE OF INTENT

    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service will be undertaking a review and rule making process to consider changes to the Kenai NWR's regulations.

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Refuge Highlights!

Biology News

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Ever wonder what biologists do on the refuge? Staff biologists share their efforts to inventory, monitor, study, and manage the refuge's natural resources.

Biology News

Refuge Notebook

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Each Friday refuge staff contribute an article to a local newspaper. These articles cover a variety of topics. Read this week's article.

Refuge Notebook

Refuge Cabin Program

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Explore the Refuge by visiting one of our rustic Alaskan cabins, offering a unique opportunity to experience the Kenai wilderness.

Refuge Cabin Program
For the visitor...

Refuge Reflections

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A visitor's guide to the Kenai Refuge. This guide was created by refuge staff in collaboration with Alaska Geographic. Updated in 2014!

Refuge Reflections [1.65MB PDF]

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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