January 12, 2015
General Management Plan Amendment Available for Review and Comment
The National Park Service (NPS) has released a plan that updates the 1986 General Management Plan and guides the future of Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve. This plan will direct management of park resources, visitor uses, and facilities for the next 15 to 20 years. It also provides guidance for stewardship of park wilderness and backcountry recreation.
June 20, 2014
Prohibition of Unmanned Aircraft in National Parks
National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.