Headquarter's Visitor Center Switching to Winter Hours on Sept. 20th
Wrangell-St Elias's main visitor center, located near Copper Center, AK, will be switching to winter hours starting September 20th. The new hours of operation are Mon.-Fri. 9:00 am-4:00 pm and closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Nabesna ORV Public Meeting Schedule
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve invite you to attend a public meeting about the Draft ORV EIS for the Nabesna area. The following dates, locations and times are listed.
Monday, September 20: Anchorage, at BLM Campbell Creek Science Center, 5600 Science Center Drive. Time is 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 21: Copper Center, at Wrangell St. Elias NPP visitor center theater, mile 106.8 Richardson Highway. Time is 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 21: Slana, at Slana school. Time is 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 22: Tok, at Tok school. Time is 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 23: Fairbanks, at National Park Service office at 4115 Geist Road. Time is 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
All meetings will start with a short presentation but will be open-house style, with displays, materials to review, comment forms, and NPS personnel available to answer questions.
Did You Know?
Scientists believe that our chattering little forest friend, the red squirrel, is the first mammal proven to have the ability to adapt to our warming climate in just a few generations. Females have been able to shorten their gestation period , normally 36-40 days, by as much as 18 days.