The stillness is unbroken except by the sound of the wind and water and occasional cry of an eagle. The nearest community is twenty miles away, and there are no roads. There are no power plants or power lines either, but the lodge offers such luxuries as hot showers, a jetted hot tub, and wireless Internet, without the rumble of a generator in the background.
A nearly $22 million project to restore salmon habitat on the Kenai Peninsula will get underway this summer at Cooper Lake, near Cooper Landing. It’s an effort to restore lost stream habitat and improve aquatic conditions linked to the Chugach Electric Association’s Cooper Lake Hydroelectric project.