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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

05/12/20 Morel Mushroom Hunting After Swan Lake Fire

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U.S. Forest Service personnel Kate Mohatt, Chugach National Forest Ecologist and Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Ranger Leah Eskelin share resources on area safety and morel mushroom hunting after the Swan Lake Fire. This virtual event is hosted with the assistance from Brenda Ahlberg, Kenai Peninsula Borough Information Officer. The following links are referenced in the presentation:

References and Resources:

·   Swan Lake Fire Inciweb for map:                                
·   Swan Lake Fire StoryMap:
·   Bear Awareness Brochure:
·   Quick morel identification guide:
·   Harvesting Morels after wildfire in Alaska:
·   Mushrooms of the National Forests of Alaska:
·   Swan Lake Fire Burn Morels iNaturalist Project:
·   Kenai National Wildlife Refuge After the Fire Safety:

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