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Issues tagged Kenai Peninsula

Kenai Peninsula Borough Anadromous Streams Ordinance: Waterways affected by ordinance GET PHOTO Executive SummaryThis ordinance establishes a buffer zone of limited development within 50 feet of anadromous (salmon-bearing) waters, to protect fish habitat. Waters are defined based on Fish and Game's catalog of anadromous waters, with ... [read-more]

Journeys tagged Kenai Peninsula

The Dead and the Dying: A trip through the glaciers of Tutka Valley originally posted to the Ground Truth Trekking blog on September 13 2009  Last winter's meager snowfall was followed by volcanic ash, then a warm sunny spring, melting the mountains back to bare ... [read-more]

Photos tagged Kenai Peninsula

Chrome Bay Mine
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Senecio pseudoarnica (Beach sunflower)
Sandstone boulders
Wet trail
Picnic by the creek
Exploring the washout
Big tree, tiny mushrooms
Red Mountain road washed out
Fog and Iliamna
Moth atop mushroom
Gravel pit tower
Moth entombed in frost
Bruce Spanworm (Operophtera bruceata) on Alder
Alder defoliation
Alder and spruce
Seldovia valley
Native fish trap
Kids in a Cave
Winter cranberries
Blue Sky, Winter Day
Above Ocean
Self-pruning tree
Kim in the Kenai Current
Dipnetter coordination
6:00 AM opener
Subsistence and Commercial Fishery
Throngs of dipnetters
Sandy salmon ready to be processed
Soil outcropping in beach
Clay outcrop
Cobbles on peat
Faulted rock
Outside beach
Sheared rock under peat
False Hellebore (Veratrum viride var. eschscholzianum)
False Hellebore (Veratrum viride var. eschscholzianum)
Pleistocene terrace?
Samples for analysis
Nine feet down
Preparing to dig a peat pit
Telmessus cheiragonus, burying itself
Jurassic Ammonite
Coral fossil
Fossil clam
Port Dick from Gore Point
South Kenai Coast
Gore Peak view
Gore Peak Selfie
Animal trail
Open coast
Above Taylor Bay
Taylor Delta
Taylor River
Remote mountains
Termination dust
Snow dusting
Tutka Pass
Snowy pass
Down from Tutka Pass
Tutka Valley
Tutka Passes
Tutka river
Thick route
Snow in forested mountains
Tutka Valley
Looking up from Tutka
Tutka River
Glebocarcinus oregonensis hiding under sand
Glebocarcinus oregonensis
Cryptolithodes typicus pair under a boulder
Cryptolithodes typicus grasping claws
Pagurus beringanus
Pagurus beringanus, turning itself back over
Pagurus caurinus
Pagurus caurinus scuttling away
Pagurus caurinus in an overlarge shell
Pagurus hirsutiusculus, crowded in a tidepool
Juvenile Pagurus hirsutiusculus
Pagurus hirsutiusculus in a small shell
Phyllolithodes papillosus, Heart Crab
Juvenile Phyllolithodes papillosus
Phyllolithodes papillosus on a clam shell
Pugettia gracilis with algae decoration
Pugettia gracilis
Pugettia gracilis in a tide pool
Telmessus cheiragonus
Pugettia gracilis, attached to a rock
Gravel bar
Lunch Mountain
On the peak of Lunch Mountain
Trail inspection
Improvised bridge
Spring trail scouting
Tutka Flats
Swimming lake
Tundra Playground
Alpine lakes
Meadow in the forest
Fjord delta
Gravel delta
Windswept forest ridge
Gulf of Alaska Forest
High Pass
Meadow with boulder
Willow flats
Bow saw action
View of Tutka Tusk
Taylor Tidewater Link
Tutka Rapids
Frozen River
Harsh terrain to work in
Bear Trail on Boulders
Taylor River
Morning sun
Mist over blowdown
Chainsawing a trail
Above it all
Above the rainforest
Building tread
Alpine trail work
Building cairns
Mountainside with a trail
Challenging terrain for a trail
Alpine bowl
Alpine traverse
Descending from Tutka pass
Tutka Pass
River through boulders
Tutka tundra campsite
Future trail traverse
Future trail route
Infinity Pools
Child bouldering
The misty mountains
Tutka flats
No trail
Taylor bowl
Taylor Bay
Taylor Bay beach
Tough traverse
Looking out Taylor Bay
Heavy rain
Hanging out in the warm tent
Trail scout
Rocky mountain terrain
Taylor River
Taylor River
Trail scouting in brush
Mist on Taylor Bay
Volunteer shift-change
Old dog hiking
Looking down from the first pass
Taylor valley
Trail inspection
Alpine tundra
Alpine lake
Selective trimming
Dinner after trail work
Two meadow types
Cutting roots
Tree cutting
Working on switchbacks
Taylor River
Snack break
Cairn helper
Gorge camp
Climbing to Tutka Pass
Oreo Mountain
Rainy Taylor Bay
Taylor River Cairn
Sunny day after rain
Taylor River Crossing
Taylor Bay
Looking to Tutka Pass
High traverse
Trail discussions
Serious trail crew
Cutting a brushy section
Tread crew
Young trail builders
Evening on Taylor Bay
Landing craft cargo
Avalanche snow on frozen lake
Icebreaker iceberg
In the bottom of a Crevasse
Shallow frozen crevasse
Bending ice
Huge frost crystals
Frost on an iceberg
Ice tunnel
Calving from berg in ice
Lens of glacial ice
Looking up toward the blue light
Glacier cave entrance
Draining a shore-seal boom
Avy Camp
Rock splitting training
"Jeff Tread"
Tundra tread
Meadow reroute tread
Little stepping stones
Retaining wall
Reroute needed!
Forest tread
Established tread
Wet steep and rocky
Reworking soil
Wet spot in the trail
Muddy trail work
Using a griphoist
A serious trail
Hard rock in Tutka Pass
Cave cache
Thin snow
Tread in mountain fog
Path through gravel
Pinch-point tread