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 »
Wrangell St Elias National Park and Preserve to Burn Debris Piles
Fire management staff at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve will burn piles of debris consisting of trees and brush from July 20 through July 26. Burning of piles may occur at any time during the above dates.The pile burn locations are near NPS structures at the Radovan Upper Camp, Kiagna Cabin, Klawasi backcountry cabin, and Big Bend Lake Cabins. Ignition of the piles will occur during the morning and last until the afternoon. Smoke may be visible in the vicinity of these areas.
National Park Service Fire Management staff will be on site managing the burn. The burn piles resulted from a hazardous fuels treatment project that occurred on the properties during the summer of 2011.
For additional information call Wrangell-St. Elias Public Affairs at (907)822-7223.
Did You Know?
At over 13.2 million acres (20,000 square miles), Wrangell-St. Elias is the largest unit in the National Park System