July 09, 2015
Burn Ban Lifted
Recent weather conditions have moderated fire danger enough that Lake Clark National Park has lifted burn restrictions, following the Alaska Division of Forestry’s cancellation of the burn closure for the area.
June 22, 2015
Dry Lightning Sparks Two Wildfires in Lake Clark National Preserve
Between June 19 and June 21, lightning strikes sparked two small wildfires in the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.
June 19, 2015
All Open Fires Prohibited in Lake Clark National Park & Preserve
Lake Clark National Park and Preserve is banning the use of all open fires until further notice, including any form of wood or charcoal-based fire, even in established fire rings. Open fire restrictions will be lifted when areas receive at least 1/4 inch of precipitation and/or when fire danger moderates.
April 17, 2014
High Fish Mercury Levels Discovered
Fish sampled in four Alaskan national parks have tested positive for mercury and in some cases exceeded State of Alaska unlimited human consumption thresholds for women and children.