Outdoors

Catabatic Charters Open House Monday June 26

Catabatic Charters Open House Monday June 26

Catabatic Charters is now offering day and overnight sailing charters in Resurrection Bay and the Kenai Fjords National Park.  Climb aboard the 63 foot sailboat  Catabatic on Monday, June 26 for an open house and meet Captain Chris and Patti to learn about their new charter business and the features […]

Weed Pull 2013. Photo Courtesy of Kenai Fjords National Park.

Seward Community Weed Pull 2017

Seward, AK –Kenai Fjords National Park is partnering with the Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Weed Management Area (KP-CWMA) to sponsor a Seward Community Weed Pull on Friday June 30, 2017 from 10a.m. to 3p.m. at the Seward Middle School. We will be hand pulling the invasive plant Bird Vetch (Vicia cracca). […]

Salmon fishing is hot at SMIC Spring Creek

Salmon fishing is hot at SMIC Spring Creek

The small parking lot at the day-use Spring Creek Beach on the east side of the bay is almost always full as salmon fishing is hot. The new SMIC breakwater is already providing calm water in the channel for fishers as well as vessels. Work continues on the breakwater, as well […]

Humpback whales lunge feeding

Humpback whales lunge feeding

It’s always a treat to hear humpback whales breathe, see the explosive misty plume, watch them majestically cruise along, then wave their powerful flukes before sounding. Today, I watched what appeared to be a mom and a juvenile do all of the above from shore. White clouds of kittiwakes and other gulls shrieked above them, diving on […]

Beachwalkers Wanted!

Beachwalkers Wanted!

Help make a difference for the environment by collecting data for the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST). COASST is a citizen science project dedicated to involving volunteers in the collection of high quality data. Our goal is to assist government agencies and other organizations in making informed management and […]

TYC Mermaid Festival Costume Contest

Seward Parks and Rec Bulletin

Exit Glacier Run Letter of Thanks! Thanks to our dedicated and committed sponsors: the Terry Pollard Family, who graciously sponsored this event in Terry’s memory.  We are grateful for the facilities at the Resurrection Roadhouse.  Thank you Brad Siemsen & Dan Roby at Kenai Fjord Tours for driving the shuttle […]

Get Gardening with Seward’s New Community Garden!

Get Gardening with Seward’s New Community Garden!

Construction of Seward’s new Community Garden, Garden by the Bay, is officially underway, and thanks to an outpouring of community support we are making great progress!  This week 43 individuals have turned out to help install weed barrier, build garden beds and lay gravel, together donating over 164 person hours […]