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    Denali

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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Denali Park to Burn Debris Pile August 25th, 2009

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Date: August 24, 2009
Contact: Larry Weddle, 907-683-9548

Fire management staff at Denali National Park and Preserve will burn a pile of debris consisting construction lumber on Tuesday, August 25, 2009. The piles are located on Glen Creek, near Moose Creek in the Kantishna area. The smoke will be visible from the aircraft in the area and the park road. Park staff will be monitoring the burn. The burn is expected to last two to four days.

For additional information call park headquarters at (907) 683-2294 from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily.

Did You Know?

a moose with small antlers amid brush

Warmer average temperatures over several decades have resulted in expansion of woody vegetation. If this warming trend continues, it will change Alaska's ecosystems and drastically alter the physical appearance of Denali's landscape, as treeline marches higher up the mountains.