Kristin Creek Fire Burning in Stony River Country
On the evening of June 18th a wildfire ignited by lightning was discovered by National Park Service volunteers. The Kristin Fire is located in the northwest corner of Lake Clark NP&P near Kristin Creek. More »
May 15, 2013
The National Park Service has released a draft land protection plan for Lake Clark National Park and Preserve Land protection plans are required for all NPS areas that contain private or non-federal lands or interests within their boundary. The plan articulates what lands or interests in land the park may have, and what means of protection are available to achieve the purposes for which the unit was created. Comments may be made through July 10 in writing to the Alaska Regional Office or online at the Planning, Environment and Public Comment website.
Keep Up with Science in the Park
Are you curious to follow the results of the park's Bald Eagle Surveys or Monitoring of Spruce Bark Beetle? Do you want to know about some of the field work happening in Lake Clark this summer? Take a look at the National Park Service's Southwest Alaska Network's 2013 Spring Update for Lake Clark.
The Superintendent's Compendium is reviewed annually and provides a list of regulations under the discretionary authority of the superintendent. The 2013 compendium has been published.
Public Comment Period Open
The preferred alternative for the park's General Management Plan is open to comment. See the General Management Plan page and links for additional information.
The prospective development of the Pebble Prospect and the opening up of a wide-spread mining district just outside of Lake Clark National Park and Preserve has been widely reported in the media. This document outlines park management's concerns regarding potential impact on the park and preserve.
Park Historian, John Branson's, New Book Published
The park has just printed and will be distributing a new book on the park's namesake, The Life and Times of John W. Clark of Nushagak Alaska, 1846-1896 by John Branson. To receive your own copy email e-mail us.
Did You Know?
The glaciers of the last ice age retreated from Lake Clark National Park and Preserve 14,000 years ago, and the earliest archeological evidence of people in the park is about 10,000 years old.