On a recent winter's night one of our Refuge biologists out doing owl surveys in the Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area witnessed a convoy of cars heading down the icy road. These visitors weren't headed to a special ice fishing trip or campout.
In my lifetime, technological progress has given us television, jet aircraft, computers, cell phones and a spacecraft that's headed for Pluto at 36,000 mph. It has made it possible for us to work less, suffer less and live longer.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - Cris Burnham grew up skiing on hills of Sun Valley Resort. The sport became a passion.
But after nearly three decades of cutting through fresh powder and slashing through downhill runs, he decided something about this sport.
If accessing wilderness and remote areas on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, such as the Tustumena Bench, seems unrealistic because of cost or the difficulty of getting there, consider travel by horseback.