Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center to close for the winter on Nov. 1st.
Wrangell-St. Elias's main visitor center, located near Copper Center, AK, will be closed for the winter starting November 1. The visitor center will re-open on April 1, 2015.
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?
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.