Applications are being accepted for summer seasonal positions.
The application period is open for summer seasonal positions. Click on the "Employment" link for more information. More »
HEADQUARTER’S VISITOR CENTER TO REOPEN FOR THE SUMMER
The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Visitor Center in Copper Center will re-open on April 1, 2014. More »
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Seeks Candidates for Subsistence Resource Commission
Nominations for candidates to fill upcoming vacancies on the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission are being accepted through March 31, 2014. More »
Hearings Set for Hunting and Domestic Goat Restrictions
The National Park Service is holding public hearings in March on temporary restrictions for certain sport hunting practices in several national preserves in Alaska. WRST will also take comments on a proposal to prohibit domestic goats. More »
WRANGELL ST ELIAS SUBSISTENCE RESOURCE COMMISSION TO MEET IN COPPER CENTER
Copper Center, AK -- The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource commission will meet at the Ahtna Cultural Center on Tuesday, March 4, and Wednesday, March 5, to consider a range of issues related to subsistence hunting and fishing in the park. The Ahtna Cultural Center is located in the park's headquarters complex in Copper Center at mile 106.8 on the Richardson Highway.
Commission business will include a call for proposals to change federal subsistence fisheries regulations, an opportunity to comment on draft Tribal Consultation Implementation Guidelines and the draft ANCSA Corporation Consultation Policy, and continued work on updating the park's subsistence plan.The meeting is open to the public, and public testimony opportunities are provided. Written comments may also be submitted through the park subsistence coordinator by Friday, February 28 for presentation at the meeting.
The meeting will begin at 9 AM each day. On March 4, the meeting will recess for the day at approximately 5 PM, and on March 5, it will adjourn when business is completed. If business is completed on March 4, the commission will not meet on March 5. Click here for a draft agenda.
Additional information may be obtained by calling Barbara Cellarius, subsistence coordinator for Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, at 822-7236.
Did You Know?
There are 48 species of mammals in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, ranging in size from the tiny shrew to the mighty bison.