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    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?

Black Bear

Researchers believe that black bears, searching for new and abundant food sources, returned to Glacier Bay via the Endicott Gap. Today, the presence of black bears in the reborn forests of the lower bay is evidence of a successful search.