Park to Burn Debris Piles in Kantishna
Contact: Kris Fister, (907) 683-9583
Fire Management staff at Denali National Park and Preserve are planning to burn debris consisting of trees and brush beginning Tuesday, February 19 and continuing through Saturday, February 23, weather conditions permitting. The piles are at the Parker Cabin, which is located on Moose Creek approximately 7.5 miles east of the Kantishna airstrip and 5 miles north of the Denali Park Road. The material being burned is from hazard fuel reduction (fire protection) around the historic cabin.
Did You Know?
Cold temperatures limit trees from growing at high elevation in Denali. Warmer temperatures, however, have led to woody vegetation growing at ever-higher elevations. Treeline changes are a conspicuous sign of climate change.