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Wrangell – St Elias National Park & Preserve News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Wrangell – St Elias National Park & Preserve - News section for more.

  • Ahtna Cultural Center Reopens Under New Partnership

    June 21, 2022 | 12:28 pm

    The Ahtna Cultural Center (ACC), C'ek'aedi Hwnax 'Legacy House', has reopened thanks to a new partnership between Ahtna, Incorporated and America’s largest national park, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve. The ACC provides an opportunity to learn and connect with Ahtna Athabascan history, culture and people through Alaska Native exhibits, a hand-built fish wheel, a food cache, and museum.

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  • Visitor Center Hours for Summer 2022

    May 6, 2022 | 11:14 am

    Park info, permits, park film and bookstore. Copper Center 5/13 - 9/18, Kennecott 5/27 - 9/11, Slana 5/23 - 9/24, Chitina 5/27 - 9/5.

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Walk in Copper Center on May 14, 2022

    May 4, 2022 | 11:45 am

    In celebration of World Migratory Bird Day, join National Park Service Ranger Diane and Prince William Sound College Copper Basin Coordinator, Katie Bobowski, for a talk and walk about migratory birds, night light pollution, and migratory routes.

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  • Permit Information Now Available for Federal Subsistence Fishing in the Upper Copper River

    April 26, 2022 | 5:07 pm

    Federal subsistence fishing in the Upper Copper River District opens on May 15.

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  • Wrangell Subsistence Resource Commission Announces March 1-2 Meeting

    February 14, 2022 | 10:09 am

    The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission will meet by teleconference on Tuesday, March 1, and Wednesday, March 2, 2022, to consider a range of issues related to subsistence hunting and fishing in the park.

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  • Wrangell-St. Elias Announced Plans for Winter Federal Subsistence Moose Hunt in a Portion of Unit 11

    November 1, 2021 | 9:03 am

    Plans for the winter federal subsistence hunt for moose in a portion of Unit 11 were announced on November 1 by Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Superintendent Ben Bobowski, the designated federal manager for the hunt. For the 2021-22 hunt, the harvest quota is 7 bull moose. The hunt will open on November 20 and close on January 20 or earlier if the quota has been reached. Hunters are asked to report back within three days of harvesting an animal or at the end of the season if unsuccessful. For recorded information about the status of the hunt, hunters can call 822-7203.

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  • Wrangell-St. Elias NPP is Seeking Candidates for Subsistence Resource Commission

    October 4, 2021 | 2:28 pm

    Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve is accepting applications through December 20, 2021, for seats on the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC). The SRC provides a venue for local subsistence users to provide input into the management of subsistence resources in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. It was established under the provisions of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) and charged with recommending a program for subsistence hunting in the park.

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  • Wrangell-St. Elias Subsistence Resource Commission Announces October 5-6 Meeting

    September 17, 2021 | 8:39 am

    The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission will meet by teleconference on Tuesday, October 5, and Wednesday, October 6, 2021 to consider a range of issues related to subsistence hunting and fishing in the park.

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  • Hunter Mauled by a Bear in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve

    September 8, 2021 | 7:58 pm

    September 8th, 2021, 39-year-old Jason Long from Eagle River, AK was mauled by a grizzly bear in an unnamed drainage adjacent to the Chisana River in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

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  • Kennecott Concentration Mill Building Renovations Completed

    September 7, 2021 | 7:26 am

    Phase III renovations to the historic 14-story Kennecott Concentration Mill building in the Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark (NHL) in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve were completed this summer.

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