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 call the Regional Communications Officer, John Quinley, 907-644-3512 or by email.
April 30, 2013
Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm NHA Board to Meet
The organization which oversees the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area will hold its annual spring meeting on May 9 in Portage.
April 29, 2013
National Park Service Promotes Wildland Fire Prevention & Preparedness
April 28 through May 4 is Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week. During
the week and throughout the wildfire season, the National Park Service and the interagency wildland
fire community encourage Alaskans and visitors to prevent wildfires, prepare for wildfires and be
aware of valuable information resources.
April 11, 2013
Yukon-Charley Rivers Wolf Numbers Decline
The number of wolves in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve has decreased by more than 50 percent from fall 2012, according to biologists who took advantage of late winter snow conditions to fly surveys of the 2.5 million acre conservation area. The drop is substantially more than normal and coincides with predator control efforts by Alaska Department of Fish and Game conducted near the preserve.
April 8, 2013
Final National Park Compendiums Released for 2013
The National Park Service has released the Alaska park compendiums for 2013. These are compilations of all designations, closures and restrictions imposed under the discretionary authority within the regulations covering national park areas.
March 1, 2013
Alasks's National Park Tourism Creates $238 Million in Economic Benefit
Part of $30 billion impact that supports 252,000 jobs nationwide
ANCHORAGE - A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that the 2.33 million visitors to national parks in Alaska spent $238 million in communities surrounding those parks. This spending supported 4,145 jobs across the state.
February 5, 2013
New study gives "big picture" of Denali's landscape and its potential response to climate change
FAIRBANKS, AK - An article in the current issue of Ecological Monographs provides new insights about the trees in Denali National Park's vast, open landscape and how changes in climate may translate to changes across interior Alaska.
January 15, 2013
Alaska's National Parks invite public comment on each park's compendium through February 15, 2013
The compendium is a compilation of all designations, closures and restrictions imposed under the discretionary authority within the regulations covering national parks. The compendium is a regulatory tool to help manage Alaska's national park areas for the public’s enjoyment, use and protection.