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    Welcome to Kenai NWR

    This nearly 2 million acre national wildlife refuge is yours to explore!

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    2019 Woodcutting Permits

    2019 Woodcutting permits available 10-15-2019

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    Swan Lake Fire Info

    Visit this StoryMap for a comprehensive look at the 2019 Swan Lake Fire

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    2019 Christmas Trees

    Christmas Tree cutting available Thanksgiving Day on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

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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.

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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.

Refuge Reflections

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