Tag Archives: Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge

Falcons Fly in for International Migratory Bird Day

Peregrine falcon in Sitka. Photo by Harvey Barrison / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT Saturday is Kodiak’s celebration of International Migratory Bird Day, and a couple of birds will be flying in for the occasion via plane. The visiting falcons – the merlin and the peregrine – are found all over North America, including Kodiak. They’ll be dropping by the Kodiak National ... Read More »

Refuge’s New Manager Settles In

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge’s new manager stepped into his position this month. Michael Brady’s career with the Fish and Wildlife Service has taken him all over the country, including Massachusetts, Florida, and California. Directly before coming to Kodiak, he worked in Ventura, California as the project leader for four refuges, all of which dealt with the California ... Read More »

September First Friday Art Walk Includes Wildlife Refuge Theme

Kayla Desroches/KMXT This coming Labor Day weekend also ushers in Kodiak’s First Friday Art Walk. Erin Starr-Hollow, the Programs Coordinator with the Kodiak Arts Council, says the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge’s recent 75th anniversary plays into this month’s walk. In celebration of that birthday, the Camera Club together with Refuge volunteers and staff are collaborating to bring the community nature-centric ... Read More »

Refuge Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate its 75th anniversary this weekend and take the opportunity to acknowledge some of its accomplishments and contributions since its establishment in 1941. Refuge Manager Anne Marie LaRosa, says the Kodiak Wildlife Refuge is one of over 560 national wildlife refuges in the country “So, Alaska has 16 national wildlife refuges and ... Read More »

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