• Fall colors dot a landscape with towering mountain peaks and turquoise lakes in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.

    Lake Clark

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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October 10, 2014
Hearings Set for Sport Hunting Proposals
The National Park Service will hold 17 public hearings this fall on proposed regulations and environmental assessment related to sport hunting in Alaska’s national preserves. The proposals include prohibitions on taking wolf and coyote pups and adults in early summer when they den and their pelts have little commercial value; the taking of brown bears over bait stations; and the use of artificial light to take black bear cubs and sows with cubs at dens. Other procedural changes and wildlife harvest related changes are also proposed.

September 04, 2014
NPS Proposes Hunting Regulations in National Preserves
The National Park Service is proposing a permanent federal prohibition on three historically illegal predator hunting practices in Alaska’s national preserves.

April 04, 2011
2014 Compendium Available
The Superintendent's Compendium is reviewed annually and provides a list of regulations under the discretionary authority of the superintendent. It will answer questions you may have about how long you can camp near Proenneke's cabin, where use of a bear canister is required, which activities in the park require permits, and much more. The 2014 compendium has been published and is available at the link above.

 

Concerns Regarding Large-scale Mining on the Western Boundary of the Park

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.

 

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