Related Web Sites
Alaska Geographic, a non-profit organization, is a bookstore, publisher, educator, and supporter of Alaska parks, forests, and refuges. Check out their web site to order maps, brochures, and more.
Chena River State Recreation Site (Wayside)
The Chena River Wayside is a 26-acre park located on the west side of Fairbanks. The park is operated for the State of Alaska by a private company, Northern Parks Management, LLC.
The National Association of State
Park Directors (NASPD)
Interested in other state park systems in the United States? This site has links to every state park system in the nation, from Hawaii to Maine.
Eagle River Nature Center
This center is located in Chugach State Park. Chugach State Park borders the eastern edge of Anchorage, Alaska. This web site is maintained by the non-profit corporation that runs the nature center.
Kenai Watershed Forum
Stream Watch, founded by the U.S. Forest Service in 1994, is a national award winning volunteer program that promotes river stewardship on two world-class sockeye salmon fisheries on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula –the Russian and Kenai Rivers. Become a Stream Watch Ambassador this summer!
Potter Marsh Nature Center
This proposed facility will sit on a bluff in south Anchorage, overlooking Potter Marsh, Cook Inlet and the Kenai Mountains. The center will offer educational and informational services, and provide permanent housing for the Bird Treatment and Learning Center (Bird TLC). Bird TLC is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the treatment and rehabilitation of injured wild birds. They also have an extensive educational program. Alaska State Parks is a member of the partnership committed to building this center.
Teaming with Wildlife
Teaming with Wildlife is a national legislative proposal to place a small excise tax on certain outdoor products. All monies would be returned to the states for conservation, recreation and education needs.
Twin Bears Camp
Twin Bears Camp, a residential camp available for rental in the Chena River State Recreation Area near Fairbanks, is operated by the Fairbanks Rescue Mission under permit with the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation.