WRANGELL ST ELIAS SUBSISTENCE RESOURCE COMMISSION TO MEET IN CHISTOCHINA
The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission will meet at the Chistochina Community Hall on Tuesday, October 29, and Wednesday, October 30, to consider a range of issues related to subsistence hunting and fishing in the park. More »
WRANGELL-ST. ELIAS TO CLOSE HEADQUARTER’S VISITOR CENTER FOR THE WINTER
Copper Center, AK – The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Visitor Center in Copper Center will be closed for the winter beginning November 1. More »
Research in the Park
From social science to fisheries, climate change to pollution, and glaciers to geology, Wrangell-St. Elias is a living laboratory where scientists conduct research and test their hypotheses. The research permits issued for projects within the park's boundaries reflect the diversity of resources found here.
If you plan to conduct research within the park, your application should be submitted a minimum of 3 months prior to the anticipated start date of work and/or by May 1 if you are planning to conduct research between June and Mid-September. This allows for proper review and processing of your application.
Apply for a Research Permit
Research in Wrangell-St. Elias (IRMA)
NPS Park Science Website
Alaska Park Science
Inventory and Monitoring: Central Alaskan Network
Inventory and Monitoring: South-East Alaska Network
Did You Know?
The Root Glacier was named by Oscar Rohn, U. S. Geological Survey Geologist, in 1899 for U. S. Secretary of War Elihu Root (1845-1937).