01/03/15 - 12:13pm
Editor’s note: Due to a technical issue, the Refuge Notebook was not published in Friday’s Clarion.
Short days and little to no snow — not a pleasant combination for most Alaskans who treasure their winter outdoor recreational pursuits. A recent news story about Anchorage temperatures not dipping below zero degrees Fahrenheit in 2014 was yet another reminder, as if we needed one, that winter has been strangely absent since last December here on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Snow has been among the casualties.