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Kenai River Special Management Area Advisory Board Recruitment Continues


(Soldotna, AK) - - Members of the public interested in serving on the Kenai River Special Management Area Advisory Board are encouraged to apply for a three-year seat on this dynamic citizen’s board that provides advice to the State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation.

The board advises the Commissioner of Natural Resources on issues relating to the operation and management of the Kenai River Special Management Area. Specific state park units that the board is involved with include: The majority of the Kenai River, including Kenai and Skilak Lakes, the Pillars Boat Launch, Bing’s Landing campground, day use and boat launch facility, Morgan’s Landing and the Cooper Landing boat launch facility. The board meets the second Thursday of each month between September and April. 

Issues the board may be looking at in the next year include: recommendations to the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation for new regulations on boater education, new land acquisitions and visitor facility development.

Applications are available on line at http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/misc/brdappgeneric.pdf.  For more information please contact Area Park Superintendent Jack Sinclair at 262-5581.  Applications are due by 4:00 pm, January 13, 2012.

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