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
From The Director
As the Alaska state government moves forward on plans to rewrite the
management plans for our wild spaces, I urge you to do what I did:
read the 1-page Action Alert message, and
sign the online petition available now for your immediate response,
forwarded from our Friends of the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge (FAR). For
more information, read the article in
Rick Sinnott's piece for the Alaska Dispatch News.
Consider a Donation
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
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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 >>