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Welcome to KWF

The Kenai Watershed Forum (KWF) is a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to maintaining the health of the watersheds on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. KWF is recognized as the regional watershed organization of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, successfully identifying and addressing the needs of the region by providing high quality EDUCATION, RESTORATION, and RESEARCH programs.

Our mission is “working together for healthy watersheds on the Kenai Peninsula”. KWF is a dynamic and maturing organization that is poised to serve the Kenai Peninsula and the State of Alaska with increasing effectiveness in the near and distant future.

What's New at KWF...

Film FestivalKWF Presents
the Wild & Scenic Film Festival

We are proud to announce, KWF is hosting The Wild & Scenic Film Festival for its second year. KWF is excited to bring the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, one of the largest conservation and adventure film festivals in North America, to the Kenai Peninsula again this August. The festival will be showing at four different locations across the Kenai Peninsula including a festival August 5th in Homer, August 7th in Seward, August 8th in Kenai and again on August 14th in Anchorage.

August 5 • Homer Theater, Homer
August 7 • K.M Rae Building, Seward
August 8 •  Kenai Visitors & Cultural Center, Kenai
August 14 • Anchorage Museum, Anchorage

Learn More & Ticket Information


NOW HIRING!
Full-Time – Temporary Position 

This will be a short-term position lasting approximately three (3) weeks beginning in September 2014.  One laborer will be hired to join our Reed Canarygrass team to help with the fieldwork associated with this invasive grass project. The crew’s work is part of a several year project aimed at containing and eradicating an aggressive invasive grass that potentially threatens salmon runs in the Kenai River watershed.  Tasks include: scouting for and taking data on observed infestations along creeks and lakes in bear country; digging and removing large patches of grass in creeks and other challenging locations; and conducting other manual labor in support of project objectives. 

Postion Description
Employment Application


KWF Summer CampKWF Summer Camp - Registration OPEN!

Summertime is almost here, and if you are looking for something exciting for your 6-12 year olds this summer, you’ve found it!

The Kenai Watershed Forum is happy to offer Fur, Fins, Feathers, Flowers, and Fun at Soldotna Creek Park. What better way for your child to spend a summer day than by exploring the banks of Soldotna Creek and searching for aquatic insects, flipping over logs in search of decomposition in action, or playing in a forest pretending to be a predator on the hunt?

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Stream WatchStream Watch celebrates 20 years of Making a Difference!

Since 1994, trained Stream Watch volunteers from all walks of life have been working together to protect Kenai Peninsula Rivers. The volunteer driven river protection and education program provides all of the training and supplies, including volunteer campsites, so that individuals, businesses and groups can make a difference. Celebrate with us this year and volunteer your time to leave a lasting, positive impact!

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Anchor River Restoration 2011 - Video of project


KWF Highlight Video


NFHAP LogoKenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Partnership

The Kenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Partnership (KPFHP) was approved as a recognized Fish Habitat Partnership at a meeting of the National Fish Habitat Action Plan Board on Friday January 15, 2010. KPFHP becomes the 15th regional partnership in the U. S. and represents the 3rd such partnership in Alaska. These partnerships, developed concurrently with the National Fish Habitat Plan, are designed to raise awareness of fish initiatives, assign priorities, and generate annual congressional support to improve aquatic habitat.

KWF is a partner and played a major role in the development of this group. Learn more.