• pond surrounded by green brush, reflecting a distant range of snow-covered mountains that are dominated by one massive mountain

    Denali

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Public Invited to Denali Subsistence Resource Commission Meeting in Healy

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Date: February 21, 2007
Contact: Kris Fister, 907-683-9583

The Denali Subsistence Resource Commission will meet on Monday, February 26 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Motel Nord Haven, located at Mile 249.5 Parks Highway in Healy. The Commission will be considering a range of issues related to subsistence hunting and fishing in the 1980 additions to Denali National Park and Preserve. The meeting is open to the public and public testimony opportunities are provided.

Commission business on the agenda includes a review of the 2007-2008 federal and state subsistence wildlife proposals that would affect the park, wolf and moose harvest issues, and the Denali Resource Stewardship Strategy. For further information and an agenda, please contact the Superintendent’s Office at (907) 683-9581 or Amy Craver, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 683-9544 or e-mail us.

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Did You Know?

snowy landscape and distant snow-covered mountain

Recent climate warming has affected Denali in ways that are readily apparent, such as reduced spring snowfall, earlier snowmelt, earlier green-up and thawing of permanent snowfields. Subarctic ecosystems, like Denali, are extremely sensitive to climate variability and change.