Tag Archives: Fort Abercrombie

Landslide Out At Fort Abercrombie Brings Down Some Trees

Mitch Borden/KMXT There was recently a landslide at Fort Abercrombie State Historic Park in Kodiak. Stevon Rennewanz, a member of the Alaska Conservation Corps who’s stationed at Fort Abercrombie for the summer, says it occurred on a coastal area at the western end of the park. Between the Ram Site beach and Bay View Dr. He says the slide didn’t …

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WWII Searchlight Arrives in Kodiak

Example of searchlight, located on Rysäkari Island off coast of Finland. Photo via Wikipedia Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Military History Museum in Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park is on the cusp of acquiring a 1941 searchlight. Volunteer Chuck Meitle, who has flown up from Oregon for the last five summers with his wife Nancy to volunteer at the park, says …

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No Joking: Harlequin Ducks Make Ft. Abercrombie Home


Harlequin ducks are known for their dramatic feather patterns. Glen Smart, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service photo Periodically this summer the volunteer naturalist at Fort Abercrombie State Historic Park, Deb Mignogno, teaches us a little bit more about the natural world around the park This week we learn a lot about the Harlequin Duck, and that’s no joke.

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Return of The Naturalist

Today on KMXT, the return of "The Naturalist," produced by the summer volunteer at Fort Abercrombie State Historic Park . This summer Deb Mignogno will bring us regular updates of what’s happening out there. Today she introduces herself.

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