Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Lake Clark National Park & Preserve is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
Samaritan Lodge Alaska, a program of Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian relief organization is seeking to offer healing experiences for wounded veterans and their spouses in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. The Park is working with the lodge to offer increased interpretive programming, access for soldiers and their spouses at park field research sites, as well as working to facilitate access to park resources. Read more
Lake Clark National Park and Preserve and the Student Conservation Association developed a strategic recruitment program to recruit youth from both the state’s urban centers and villages local to the park in order to offer trail crew members a richer cultural exchange and broader work experience. Read more
Did You Know?
Willow ptarmigan, found across southwest Alaska, are white in the winter and brown in the summer. These notoriously slow birds need extra camouflage from predators!