Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
Glacier Bay empowers employees to use critical thinking skills in daily risk management and to embrace safety as part of their professional identitity. Read more
Glacier Bay National Park takes Alaska "on the road" with our engaging distance learning classes. Read more
Glacier Bay is connecting to youth from around the world using teleconferencing equipment. Read more
Did You Know?
Common Murres (often seen on or near the Marble Islands) have a unique nesting behavior. They lay a single egg on bare ground or rock ledges. The egg is pear-shaped which prevents it from rolling off the ledge. Each egg has unique speckles and coloration that helps the parents identify their egg.