1 edition of Wildlife report for Copper River Highways route found in the catalog.
Wildlife report for Copper River Highways route
by The Division in Anchorage, AK
|Statement||prepared by Division of Wildlife Conservation.|
|Contributions||Alaska. Division of Wildlife Conservation.|
|LC Classifications||QL708.6 .W54 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||9 leaves :|
|LC Control Number||96621165|
The Next Frontier: How to Plan the Ultimate Alaska Road Trip More Explore spectacular rugged landscapes, diverse cultural attractions and wildlife viewing sites on a once-in-a-lifetime : Gwen Pratesi. Our final night’s camp will be far from the opposite bank as the river delta grows wider and wider. FINAL DAY – After a few hour float, we will end our river journey at “Flag Point”, where the Copper River Highway (Alaska-speak for gravel road) crosses the river. Here our van will be waiting.
Running east-to-west, the Copper River Highway is crossed by many streams running north-to-south. This required the building of as many as 50 culverts along a single mile stretch of highway. At the time, engineers designed culverts simply to get water from A to B, said Heather Hanson, fish passage engineer for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The MILEPOST: Since , The Bible of North Country Travel.
Highway/Route: Richardson Highway Description: Aetna Alaska Native Corporation maintains 2 campgrounds: Sailors Campground near the Gulkana River, and Hilltop Campground near the Copper River. The Copper River Watershed. The Copper River watershed encompas square miles of mountains, river deltas, glaciers and wetlands, and is the third largest drainage in Alaska. Bounded in the north and west by the Alaska Range and Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, the Copper River carves a deep path through the Chugach Mountains.
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The Division of Wildlife Conservation reviewed available survey information and other pertinent information to describe the wildlife resources along the proposed Copper River Highway Routes (Wood Canyon route, Tiekel River route, and Tasnuna River route).
The species addressed included moose, Dall sheep and mountain goat. The purpose was to. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Switch to Section: ADF&G Home Fishing Hunting Subsistence Viewing Education Species Habitat Regulations About Us Join Us News and Events Management & Research Licenses & Permits e-Library Maps & GIS Contact Us.
The main place you'll probably see wildlife like moose and caribou, or foxes, is from Copper Valley highways. Be careful while driving. Although foxes, wolves and coyotes know enough to rapidly cross the highway to avoid an oncoming vehicle, some of the other wildlife. The mile Copper River Highway leads from the town of Cordova to the Million Dollar Bridge.
The Million Dollar Bridge was once used by the railroad to haul copper from Kennicott to the port of Cordova, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in The Copper River Highway begins where the Ferry Terminal road intersects with Orca Road and leads miles northeast from Cordova across Million Dollar Bridge at the Copper River.
This is a good gravel road with several U.S. Forest Service hiking trails and interpretive stops. Stop at the USFS office in Cordova for current road/trail conditions.
The river can be accessed downstream of the Richardson Highway Bridge to the Copper River along a foot public easement on the south bank and at several campgrounds with river frontage. Floaters normally put in at mile 4 of the Klutina Lake Road for ½ day floats (land owner charges a fee) or at mile 14 for 1-day floats, and mile 26 for 2-day.
Copper River Highway (Cordova to Bridge) The mile Copper River Highway leads from the town of Cordova to the Million Dollar Bridge. The Million Dollar Bridge was once used by the railroad to haul copper from Kennicott to the port of Cordova, and was added to.
The Copper River Highway extends miles ( km) from Cordova along the old railbed of the Copper River and Northwestern uction began inand was originally intended to link Cordova with the state highway system at Million Dollar Bridge, which had carried trains until the CR&NW shut down, was converted for highway end: The Million Dollar Bridge over the Miles Glacier.
Raspberry Road, Anchorage, Alaska, and M. Somerville. Management of salmon stocks in the Copper River, report to the Alaska Board of Fisheries: December -5,Valdez7, Alaska.1 Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Special U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service, N. Fairfax Drive, MSArlington, VA File Size: KB. The Copper River water levels are fluctuating a lot with recent warm weather and now rain.
Overall fishing reports indicate good fishing still. ADF&G encourages and advises all dipnetters to exercise caution and safety when accessing the Copper River and to.
Drone footage, looking south towards the Copper River flats, on Aug. 19, shows damage done by the Copper River to mile 45 of the Copper River Highway. The road has continually washed out since its initial break on Aug.
17, said Luke Borer, owner of Childs Glacier Lodge. (Photo courtesy of. Geomorphology and River Dynamics of the Lower Copper River, Alaska Scientific Investigations Report – Prepared in cooperation with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities under Project COPPER RIVER HWY MP HYDROLOGY STUDY—AKSAS U.S.
Department of the Interior U.S. Geological SurveyCited by: 2. Southwest Route From wildlife to wilderness, find a place of beauty and rich culture in the communities of the Aleutian Islands. COPPER DEPOSITS OF THE KOTSINA-KUSKULANA DISTRICT ALASKA BY RALPH E.
VAN ALSTINE AND ROBERT F. BLACK WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY to use a boat or an aerial tram to cross the Copper River, for the rail road bridge has been washed out.
East of the river the tracks of the COPPER DEPOSITS OF THE KOTSINA-KUSKULANA DISTRICT Cited by: 2. The 33 mile Edgerton Highway travels the north side of the Chugach Mountains, and passes through Chitina, where you can view fish wheels that scoop up Copper River salmon, as you make your way along the former train route to the mining towns of McCarthy and Kennecott.
Great views of the Copper Riv-er, historical sites and structures, campsites, and interesting geologic formations. This is also a nice route for mountain biking. Route: This trail follows the old right of way of the historic Copper River and North-western Railway which operated from to to serve the Kennecott copper mines.
Take in the sweep of the Copper River as it unfolds through the valley bottom, and imagine its changes throughout the seasons from high summer flows to freeze up in the fall.
Over winter it is an iced-over travel route for winter mushers and wildlife, and during spring break up the ice pans rumble their way down stream as the sun returns to the. Day 4 Delta Junction and the Copper River Valley Drive back to Fairbanks, then head south on the Richardson Highway to Rika’s Roadhouse in Delta Junction.
The drive is about miles, all told, and the carefully restored roadhouse is the centerpiece of Big Delta State Historical Park, which preserves a slice of mids life on the Valdez.
The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center at Milepost S 79 Seward Highway, 48 miles south of Anchorage is a drive-through animal park, the center is dedicated to the rehabilitation of wild orphaned and injured animals.
Rescued black and grizzly bears, lynx, caribou, moose, musk-oxen, bison, elk, Sitka black-tailed deer, eagles and owls are among the residents at the park. Look for dip netters in the Copper River from the Chitina-McCarthy Bridge at Milepost C McCarthy Road.
(Photo by Serine Reeves) Population: 97 Chitina is located at Milepost 33 on the Edgerton Highway, miles northeast of Valdez, and 66 miles southeast of Glennallen.
The Copper River Highway is slightly shorter than most, covering only 52 miles between the Alaska Marine Highway Terminal to Million Dollar Bridge. Though it’s short, those 52 miles are packed with incredible sights of natural Alaskan wilderness as it travels along the abandoned railroad once used to transport copper from Copper : Casea Peterson.Fishing turned out to be very good Saturday.
The river is at a good level, we are seeing some of the biggest copper river reds that I have ever seen. Only 1 week left to book a charter with Sam and I. # fill the freezer. Original post.The Copper River or Ahtna River (/ ˈ ɑː t n ə /), Ahtna Athabascan ‘Atna’tuu ([ʔatʰnaʔtʰuː]), "river of the Ahtnas", Tlingit Eeḵhéeni ([ʔìːq.híː.nì]), "river of copper", is a mile ( km) river in south-central Alaska in the United States.
It drains a large region of the Wrangell Mountains and Chugach Mountains into the Gulf of Alaska. It is known for its extensive ⁃ coordinates: 62°10′39″N °49′05″W .