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

    Glacier Bay

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Proposed Compendium Changes for 2007

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Date: December 27, 2006

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve is seeking public comment on the park's proposed 2007 Superintendent’s Compendium. The attached proposed compendium is a written compilation of designations, closures, permit requirements and other restrictions imposed under the Superintendent’s discretionary authority. The National Park Service adopted new regulations on vessel management in Glacier Bay. Additionally, regulations applicable to Alaska national park areas were renumbered. These changes are reflected in this proposed compendium. After review and consideration of the need for annual updates, the park proposes two changes.

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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.