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The News from the Ranger Station 8-31-2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

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In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, we hear from the front desk staff and what they like best about their jobs.

 

The News from the Ranger Station 8-24-2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017
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Clean Mountain Can: Packing it out. NPS photo-Roger Robinson

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, we hear about the glacier monitoring program to measure the melting of the Kahiltna Glacier, an update on the Clean Mountain Can program, and what to expect in a couple decades regarding human waste melting out of the glacier.

The News from the Ranger Station 8-17-2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017
1987 Ranger Station, Roger

1987 Ranger Station, Roger Robinson

1987 Talkeetna RS

Ranger Station, 1987. The log building, called the Genet building was the Talkeetna Ranger Ranger Station from 1984 to 1996. You can see the sign for it behind the climbers. This is the current location of a gallery across from the Fairview Inn.

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In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, we hear about the one hundred year history of Denali National Park and Preserve (formerly Mount McKinley National Park) and the twenty-year history of the Talkeetna Ranger Station.

 

 

 

The News from the Ranger Station 8-10-2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Savage River, NPS photo

Savage River, Denali National Park and Preserve-NPS photo

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, visitors answer the question, What is wilderness?

The News from the Ranger Station 8-3-2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017
Gray-crowned rosy finch, photo by Laura Wright

Gray-crowned rosy finch, photo by Laura Wright

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Am. Tree Sparrow with Tucker-NPS photo

Swallows on antenna at basecamp-NPS photo

Swallows on antenna at basecamp-NPS photo

Dark-eyed junco-NPS photo

Dark-eyed junco-NPS photo

VIP Joel with Yellow Warbler at 14K

Yellow warbler at 14K ft with Joel-NPS photo

Rosy finches at cache, photo by Roger Robinson

Rosy finches at cache, photo by Roger Robinson

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, we hear about birds which have, by choice or bad luck, found themselves on the glaciers of Denali National Park.

 

The News from the Ranger Station 7-27-2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Bear tracks in Denali National Park-NPS photo

Bear tracks in Denali National Park-NPS photo

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, we hear mountaineers tell a couple more stories of wildlife on glaciers in the Alaska Range.

News from the Ranger Station 7-20-2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Bear tracks in Denali National Park-NPS photo

Bear tracks in Denali National Park-NPS photo

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, we hear mountaineers tell several stories of wildlife seen on glaciers in the Alaska Range. There will be more wildlife stories next week.

 

The News from the Ranger Station 7-16-2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Glaciers on Denali-NPS photo

NPS photo–Glaciers flowing off Denali

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, Ranger Laura Wright talks to NPS scientist Mike Loso about the recent surging of the Traleika Glacier.

The News from the Ranger Station, 7-6-2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017
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Veteran NPS mountaineering volunteer Shane Treat peeks out from his snowy tent during last season’s patrol on Denali. Photo courtesy of Menno Boermans.

In this weekly segment,
produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station,
we hear about one aspect of climbing Denali
that makes it different from climbing elsewhere.
Not everyone is mentally prepared for it.