Posts by Jimmy
Have you ever seen this sign? For many of us the answer is no. Or at least not the front of it. Woodside park is down the hill from Rogers Park, on the East side of the highway, just across the creek from Fairview’s Eastchester Park. The sign faces the highway, showing its backside to […]
On 5/19 we met with Tracy Smith from fish and wildlife and her father Waly Smith at Valley of the Moon to discuss the history of Anchorage and fish in the creek, then and now.
Homelessness comes up in 5/18 gathering. http://www.anchoragehomeless.org/currentstate
A group gathered Monday evening to listen to Vic Fischer, Lanie Fleischer and Dwayne Adams discuss the Chester Creek trail and parks in AK. Thanks to everyone for joining in the conversation.
On Monday morning we met with David Wigglesworth and Katrina Mueller from Fish and Wildlife at Westchester Lagoon. Here is a photo from the 1940s David provided. It is of the site before it was dammed up to create the lagoon. It is accompanied by 1 min of creek sound recorded at the new fish […]
On Monday morning we met with David Wigglesworth and Katrina Mueller from US Fish and Wildlife. This is a recording of our conversation about the lagoon, fish, wildlife and the creek.
Historian Aaron Leggett discusses the Dena’ina history of the Chester Creek and Anchorage bowl. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dena%27ina
While exploring the Chester Creek files at Parks and Recreation we found a stack of letters sent out on Aug 11, 1982 to various home owners who’s gardens, fences and other out-buildings encroached upon the greenbelt.