Revisiting the history of Anchorage’s trails and greenbelts

A moose blocks a bridge on the Chester Creek Trail. (Photo: Eric Bork, Alaska Public Media)

On the next Outdoor Explorer, we’re revisiting an episode that was dedicated to our city’s centennial. We’ll hear stories of how we built the greenbelts, bike and ski trails that are now the defining characteristics of Anchorage. Each of our three guests played a part in providing us with the spaces to get out, enjoy nature, and safely get to work or just some exercise. This episode first aired in June of 2015.

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HOST: Charles Wohlforth

GUESTS: 

  • Vic Fischer, former member of Alaska’s Constitutional Convention
  • Laine Fleisher
  • Dick Mize

ORIGINAL BROADCAST: Thursday, June 11, 2015, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Thursday, November 09, 2017, 9:00 – 10:00 p.m. AKDT

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