• Sunset view of Glacier Bay and the surrounding Fairweather Mountains.

    Glacier Bay

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Glacier Bay Vessel Use Planning Update

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Date: October 13, 2009
Contact: Allison Banks, Public Information Officer, 907-697-2230

The NPS will be considering various options to address changes in shoulder season vessel use in Glacier Bay.

A summary of issues, potential actions, and next steps in the process is available at the park planning website.

Did You Know?

lungwort

Lungwort lichens get their name because their appearance is similar to lung tissue. Some lungworts are able to convert atmospheric nitrogen to forms that other lichens and plants can use. The presence of lungwort is an indicator of a rich, unpolluted forest habitat.