Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge

summary, draft comprehensive conservation plan, wilderness review, and environmental impact statement.

Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 7 in Anchorage, AK

Written in English
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  • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska)

Edition Notes

ContributionsU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Region 7.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14657835M

Organization Description: The Alaska Maritime Refuge is a collection of over 2, islands and headlands around the coast of Alaska. This ecosystem supports most of the nesting seabird. Images and information about Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge for all ages. Alaska Maritime NWR unofficial website. Mostly photos from summer field camps of project work and landscapes, and of the new Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Alaska Maritime NWR. Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge, Tok, AK. K likes. Welcome to the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge page! For official information about the Refuge, go. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, vast natural area occupying the northeastern corner of the U.S. state of was established in as Arctic National Wildlife Range with an area of approximat square miles (36, square km) and was expanded and renamed Arctic National Wildlife Refuge .

The park boasts abundant wildlife, alpine, and tidewater glaciers and breathtaking scenery. As you cruise through Resurrection Bay, keep watch for Stellar Sea Lions, harbor seals, puffins, eagles and whales. Cruise past the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge on . The state’s wildlife viewing program can point out viewing opportunities throughout the state, help you learn about Alaska’s wildlife, and provide safety tips. Take a tip from Albert Einstein who said, “Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift,” and enjoy Alaska’s wildlife! Other Links.   And, like the children’s book “If You Give a Moose a Muffin,” it got me wondering how this designation came about in Alaska. More generally, what have other states chosen as their state bird? The designation of state birds began in , when the Alabama, Florida, Maine, Missouri, Oregon, Texas and Wyoming legislatures selected their. Imagine working on a ship that takes miles through remote islands, from the Gulf of Alaska to the Bering Sea, in support of conservation. Six U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service jobs provide this opportunity, all operating out of Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge aboard the R/V Tiglax.

National Park Tours Visit the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, home to a large variety of seabirds and sea lions. This is a classic cruise to see Kenai Fjords. Trip is six hours ( miles round-trip) Departure Option #1: 8 am; available 25 and through September 7. I certainly anticipate visiting Aialik Bay and Northwestern Fjords along with the Chiswell Islands, which are part of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and contain lots of pelagic birds including tufted and horned puffin, plus a sea lion rookery.

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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. Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge book more about the NWRS. Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve marine mammals, seabirds and other migratory birds, and the marine resources upon which they rely.

The Refuge's million acres include the spectacular volcanic islands of the Aleutian chain, the seabird cliffs of the remote Pribilofs, and icebound lands washed by the Chukchi Sea, providing essential habitat for. The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge (often shortened to Alaska Maritime or AMNWR) is a United States National Wildlife Refuge comprising 2, islands, headlands, rocks, islets, spires and reefs in Alaska, with a total area of million acres (20, km 2), of which million acres (10, km 2) is refuge stretches from Cape Lisburne on the Chukchi Sea to the tip.

Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, Homer, Alaska. 7, likes talking about this were here. Welcome to the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge page. For official information /5(9). Encompassing million acres (20, square kilometers), the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge is America’s largest marine refuge, spread out along most of Alaska’s 47, miles (76, kilometers) of is home to a range of ecosystems, wildlife species and experiences as well as a wide range of contrasting landscapes, some of which include beaches, tundra.

Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve marine mammals, seabirds and other migratory birds, and the marine resources upon which they rely. The Refuge's million acres include the spectacular volcanic islands of the Aleutian chain, the seabird cliffs of the remote Pribilofs, and icebound lands washed by the.

Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges and Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge co-sponsored the 27 th Annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival in Homer, Alaska, MayThe combination of new Coordinator Mallory Primm and outgoing Coordinator Robbi Mixon was magical.

Registration was up by over participants from the previous year and the Keynote. Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge (AMNWR) – established in by the decision of the US Congress to conduct national and international scientific research of marine resources.

It was organized to protect marine mammals, marine, and other migratory birds. Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge is a place of great distances and greater dramas. Here winds whip through the grasses of rugged, wave-pounded islands; and active volcanoes simmer, venting steam above collars of fog.

It is a place of contrasts, where relics of a past war slowly rust in deserted valleys, while, nearby, great forests of. Proposed Rules Threaten Kenai Refuge Wildlife and Visitors; Comments Due August 10 J Membership Meeting: J 5pm J Local Citizen. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR or Arctic Refuge) is a national wildlife refuge in northeastern Alaska, United consists of 19, acres (78, km 2) in the Alaska North Slope region.

It is the largest national wildlife refuge in the country, slightly larger than the Yukon Delta National Wildlife refuge is administered from offices in Fairbanks. The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge (often shortened to Alaska Maritime or AMNWR) is a United States National Wildlife Refuge comprising 2, islands, headlands, rocks, islets, spires and reefs in Alaska, with a total area of million acres (20, km 2), of which million acres (10, km 2) is wilderness).

The Alaska Maritime NWR covers protected land in the Aleutian Islands as well as the Pribilof Islands at the southern end of the Bering Sea. Not always easy to 5/5(3). This page book tells the complete story of the chain, from prehistoric times through the present, with a look at what is in store for the future.

The Aleutian Islands are home to a flourishing species of birds, including the once near-extinct Aleutian Canada goose; caribou, cattle, sheep and foxes; and an abundance of marine s: 1. Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. [U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.;] Home.

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OCLC Number: Notes:. Plan & Book Your Dream Trip. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center is a comprehensive establishment on the Bypass that houses the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, dedicated to understanding and conserving the marine environment. interactive stations and a simulated journey through the nation's most far.

Plan & Book Your Dream Trip. Get Bob's Newsletter The Alaska Map About My Dream Trip. Search: Contact Us. Expert Advice. Nome > Things To Do > Wildlife Viewing Spots > Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge Pullout. Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge Pullout.

twitter email print. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service owns and manages Attu as a part of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. A Peace Monument on Attu honors all those who died in the Aleutian Campaign. The titanium monument was erected by the Japanese Government in Inafter being damaged in a storm, it was restored by a team of Japanese and.

Meet some of the last Alaskans allowed to live within the 19 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and follow along as they survive in one of the most remote places in the country.

Edna and Heimo see off Krin and Colby after only a week together in Alaska. It's been a bitter-sweet trip. The Last Alaskans. Alaska Geographic works in partnership with public land agencies to connect people with Alaska’s national parks, forests, refuges and conservation lands through the creation and delivery of exceptional educational products and programs.

Mission: Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve marine mammals, seabirds and other migratory birds, and the marine resources upon which they rely.

04/17/ Finding the feast is an easy task for shorebirds migrating to Kachemak Bay each spring. The expansive intertidal mudflats provide a rich feeding ground. Get this from a library.

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Kennan Ward's book contains stunning photographs of the land, plants, and animals of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Ward writes from his personal experiences as a photographer and naturalist.

Kennan published this book to help keep this pristine wilderness area a place of incredible beauty and wildlife diversity. The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge is comprised of more than 2, islands, islets, spires, rocks and headlands.

The million-acre refuge extends from the Arctic Ocean to Southeastern Alaska, with most lands in the Aleutian Islands. The refuge protects habitat for 40 million seabirds which nest in Alaska, as well as marine mammals and other wildlife. The 3, acre Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge (Maritime Refuge) was established in by the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (Lands Act).

This act addedacres of additional lands to eleven existing refuges combining practically all coastal refuge. Visit the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge for great views of seabird rookeries.

Enjoy an onboard lunch and stop at a private lodge on Fox Island for a delicious dinner. Read more. 8 hours 30 minutes. from $ More Info. Resurrection Bay Cruise with Fox Island. 32 Reviews/K TripAdvisor reviews.

Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, St. Lazaria Island. Member Volunteer Opportunities As a Friends member, you can volunteer for education, outreach, advocacy, biology and maintenance projects happening around the state throughout the year. We match your time and talents with the needs of Alaska’s refuges.

The Alaska Maritime Refuge technically spans 4 time zones (Pacific, Yukon, Alaska, and Bering). Learn more/get involved: Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of the natural resources of all the National Wildlife Refuges within Alaska.

Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. Fiords, bays, lakes, glaciers, mountains and hundreds of islands provide a rich and unspoiled beauty Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge is a place of great distances and greater dramas.

Extending. The Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges and Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, invite you to attend the 27th Annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival. Homer's seaside setting is perfect for spotting over migratory bird species, as well as numerous other resident species.Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge as a part of an interagency initiative to monitor trends in wilderness character throughout the National Wilderness Preservation System.

The Wilderness Act of was established to protect natural lands from the seemingly endless threat of “expanding settlement and growing mechanization.” Section.of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge as a part of an interagency initiative to monitor trends in wilderness character throughout the National Wilderness Preservation System.

The Wilderness Act of was established to protect natural lands from the seemingly endless threat of expanding settlement and growing mechanization.