As you prepare to apply for your Permanent Fund Dividend on January 1st, consider making a donation through Pick.Click.Give. Last year numerous community organizations throughout Alaska benefited from donations through this program
to keep our communities thriving.
Consider Pick.Click.Giving! It makes investing in our communities easy and by choosing to invest in the Kenai Watershed Forum, you will be making a clear choice to support healthy rivers and strong salmon runs for future generations.
Kenai Watershed Forum Wetlands Project Manager, Michael Gracz, has been working with a team of researchers to investigate Southcentral Alaskan peatlands and salmon streams in the face of climate change.
The group’s research, Analyzing peatland discharge to streams in an Alaskan watershed: An integration of end-member mixing analysis and a water balance approach, was recently published in the Journal of Hydrology.
Salmon spawning streams are potentially perturbed by climate change in Southcentral Alaska and therefore peatland contributions using specific approaches should be analyzed. Their research indicated that peatland discharge accounts for 50% of streamflow during dry times and could provide an important buffer for fluvial ecosystems impacted by climate change.
Read the research in its entirety here!
Stream Watch Volunteers are ordinary people making an extraordinary difference on and off of Kenai Peninsula Rivers. Volunteers receive all of the training to share river protection information and complete hands-on projects throughout the summer. Start your adventure by learning more!
Every child dreams of camp–exploring creeks, singing silly songs and frolicking in the forest. Make your child a happy camper! Register them for the week-long day camp, Fur, Fins, Feathers, Flowers, and Fun, in the KWF Yurt. New this summer–Wild About Art sessions! Find out more about this popular program!
The very popular Salmon Run Series will start in July 2017 and continue for five consecutive Wednesday nights. Proceeds from this run series go to support our very important work on the Kenai Peninsula watersheds..