Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge - An Alaskan Treasure
The Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge is 45 square miles of wetlands,
forest, lakes and tidal sloughs located 30 minutes north of Anchorage and within
close proximity to over half of Alaska’s population. Ducks, geese, sandhill
cranes, moose, muskrats, salmon and many other birds, mammals and fish call it
Join Alaskans for Palmer Hay Flats
Alaskans for Palmer Hay Flats is a varied blend of Alaskan outdoor
enthusiasts from all walks of life who enjoy fishing, hunting, bird watching,
picnicking, photography, snowmobiling, skiing, skating, dog sledding and more on
the Hay Flats. Our passion is to ensure these same recreational
opportunities will be here for future generations to come. Through special
projects, events and education programs, we are dedicated to preserving its
natural beauty, wildlife habitat and enhancing, for all Alaskans, the
recreational opportunities unique to Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge.
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Please help us continue our work of fostering stewardship of public lands by making a gift of any amount. Alaskans for Palmer Hay Flats is dedicated to the preservation and responsible stewardship of the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge through conservation, public awareness, education and enhancement projects. Your donation supports these efforts.
Items of Interest
Alaskans for Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge offers a great slide program about Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge. Schedule an informative presentation about this "gem in our midst" for your club, organization or agency. Learn about the beginnings of this special place from Native historical times to colonization and its geological transformation to an important migratory stop on the Pacific Flyway. It will open your eyes to wild habitat and four-season recreational possibilities you were never aware of until now. Call (907) 357-8711 or Contact us to schedule a showing.
Press Releases of Interest
February 10, 2014
Solicitation for Bids
Alaskans for Palmer Hay Flats (APH), a 501(c)(3) corporation, is accepting qualified bids for the installation of helical piles at a location near Reflections Lake on the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge. This project consists of the installation of helical piles into frozen soil to support a 30-ft tall X 20 ton steel structure known as the Knik River Interpretive/Wildlife Viewing Tower. Installation must be completed this winter (2013) during the allowed frozen access period. All vendors are encouraged to apply including women, minority-owned and companies qualified under ownership of entities or certified as ADA eligible. Request bid package from APH Wasilla offices by calling (907) 357-8711. Illustration.
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Natural Science Education/Community Center
Learn more about our proposed Natural Science Education/Community Center including the master site plan, cost estimates and other planning aspects of this unique project designed for youth and adult education programs, recreational enjoyment and general community use. Learn more >>