Proposed Compendium Changes for 2007
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.
Did You Know?
No hoax, iceworms do exist. These small, threadlike, segmented black worms, usually less than one inch long, thrive in temperatures just above freezing. Observers as far back as the 1880’s reported the tiny worms on the surface of glaciers. When sunlight strikes, ice worms burrow into the ice.