NPS Seeking Public Input for Centennial
Contact: Superintendent's Office, 907-683-9581
The National Park Service (NPS) will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016. As a part of the process to strengthen and prepare parks for another century of conservation, preservation and public enjoyment, the NPS is hosting listening sessions across the United States to hear from those with an interest in parks and NPS programs.
Denali National Park and Preserve will host a listening session on Monday, March 19 from 7–9 p.m. at the Murie Science and Learning Center, located at Mile 1.3 on the Denali Park Road. Other state sessions are taking place in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Sitka, and the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park headquarters.
Participants will be asked to consider questions such as these:
If you are not able to attend, suggestions may be shared on-line by using the Centennial link at www.nps.gov/2016 or by writing to:
National Park Service
Comments must be received by April 2, 2007.
For questions or additional information about the listening session, please call the Superintendent’s Office at (907) 683-9581.
Did You Know?
In 1908, Charles Sheldon – a hunter and naturalist – described in his journal the idea of a park that would allow visitors to enjoy the beauty he saw while visiting Alaska. In 1917 his vision became reality, with the creation of Mount McKinley National Park.