Proposed 2010 Park Compendium Available for Review
Contact: Allison Banks, Public Information Officer, 907-697-2230
Alaska’s National Parks are inviting comment on each park’s Compendium for 2010. The Compendium is a compilation of all designations, closures and restrictions imposed under discretionary authority within the regulations covering national parks. The Compendium, as part of the park-related regulations, helps provide for the use, enjoyment and protection of Alaska’s National Parks. A copy of each park’s proposed Compendium for the 2010 season is available at http://www.nps.gov/akso/compendium .
A written copy may be requested directly from:
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, PO Box 140, Gustavus, AK 99826 Attn: Compendium
National Park Service, 240 W. 5th Avenue Anchorage, AK 99501 Attn: Compendium
Comments will be accepted by mail or e-mail until February 15, 2010. Comments are welcome at any time in addition to this time frame, but comments received after February 15 will be considered in future compendium revisions.
Did You Know?
Sea Otters have a pouch of extra skin under their armpits where they can store food items such as sea urchins, crabs, and barnacles for eating at a later time. They eat about 25 percent of their body weight every day.