Author: Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area

National Heritage Area Seeks Grant Applications by August 15th

National Heritage Area Seeks Grant Applications by August 15th

Grant applications for the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm (KMTA) National Heritage Area must be submitted by August 15th for review at the September Board meeting. KMTA awards grants to community projects that recognize, preserve, and interpret the historic, scenic, and natural recreational resources and cultural landscapes of the KMTA historic transportation corridor. Projects […]

Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm CCA Board Awards New Grants

Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm CCA Board Awards New Grants

by Katherine Schake- The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm (KMTA) Corridor Communities Association (CCA) Board of Directors held their annual fall meeting on October 18th, 2017 at the newly constructed Bison Hall at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. In addition to fostering partnerships within the Kenai transportation corridor, the association receives and […]

Award-Winning Alaska Curriculum Available for Primary and Secondary Students

Award-Winning Alaska Curriculum Available for Primary and Secondary Students

“Can we do it again?” is a common response of youngsters working through “The Art of Gold Panning” lesson developed by Marc Swanson for the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area (KMTA). This newest lesson offers students an authentic experience panning for gold, testing metal conductivity, learning specific properties of […]