In addition to individual parks providing press releases, the Alaska Regional Office occasionally provides press releases as well. Parks post press releases on their respective websites in the News - News Release sections of their sites. RSS Feed subscription is available on all park websites.
For all Alaska Region press inquiries contact the Regional Communications Officer:
January 15, 2016
Alaska National Parks Compendiums Open for Public Comment
National Park Service compendiums for Alaska are open for a 30-day public comment period. A compendium - one for each NPS area in Alaska - is a compilation of all designations, closures and restrictions adopted under the discretionary authority within the regulations covering national parks. This regulatory tool helps manage Alaska's national park areas for the public's enjoyment, use and protection.
January 13, 2016
Changes Proposed for NPS Subsistence Regulations
The National Park Service (NPS) today proposed regulations to allow federal subsistence users in Alaska to collect and use non-edible animal parts and plants for the making and selling of handicrafts. The proposal is open for public comment for 90 days.