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 »
Far North Film festival
Wrangell St Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska Geographic, and the Far North Conservation Film Festival will be presenting a diverse group of outstanding films about the conservation and sustainability of wildlife, wild places and cultures from around the world.
The Far North Conservation Film Festival began in 2003 in celebration of National Wildlife Refuge Week. After growing and developing, the festival is in its 7th year of celebrating the diversity and sustainability of wildlife, wild places, and cultures around the world and in the far north! The Far North Conservation Film Festival is a place for filmmakers, local people, and local businesses to support media that matters in promoting global conservation.
Come and join us for just one film or enjoy the whole festival in the National Park Service Theater. The festival will be shown April 23rd from Noon to 5 P.M. The Visitor Center and Bookstore will be open from 11:30 to 5:15 PM
Admission is free. Movie snacks will be provided. For more film information click here or to sneak a peek, please check out the festival Facebook page.
For more information please contact Erica Edmonds at 822-7225.
Did You Know?
Arctic Ground Squirrels have the most unusual hibernation among mammals. During winter hibernation their body temperature plummets to negative 3 degrees Celsius and then every two to three weeks they shiver to warm themselves back up to normal mammalian temperature (37 degrees Celsius).