living fossil



The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a dynamic place. Here change is the norm, and ice and water mix in ways seen no where else on earth. Aufeis comes from the German, meaning literally "ice on top". It represents the flowing over of ice along arctic streams and rivers, disrupting the natural flow of water. This phenomenon can make arctic travel by canoe or raft difficult and often treacherous. In the arctic refuge aufeis often persists all summer long. It is this contrast and ever changing landscape of the arctic that make it so appealing for so many life forms, if only for a fleeting arctic summer. Just the hardy stay on here to endure the harsh winter.

The posters below describe in more detail our conservation images and suggest ways you can get involved in saving the arctic refuge. Please
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