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    Wrangell - St Elias

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  • 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.

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September 19, 2014
SUBSISTENCE RESOURCE COMMISSION TO MEET IN COPPER CENTER
Subsistence Resource Commission will meet at the Ahtna Cultural Center on Tuesday, October 7, and Wednesday, October 8.

September 04, 2014
NPS Alaska Proposes Hunting Regulations for National Preserves
Prohibition

September 01, 2014
Visitor Center Hours of Operation to Change
Changing Seasons

August 21, 2014
Final Rule on Nabesna Off-Road Vehicle EIS
ORV Management

August 11, 2014
Tana River Fatality
Packraft Accident

August 04, 2014
Wings Over The Wrangells
Avian Exploration

July 22, 2014
Plans for Subsistence Hunt for Chisana Caribou Herd Announced
Plans for a subsistence hunt on the Chisana Caribou herd have been announced. Permits will be issued to locally federally qualified hunters.

July 17, 2014
Federal subsistence hunting permits for Wrangell St Elias National Park and Preserve available starting July 28
Subsistence

July 16, 2014
Park to Burn Piles of Debris to Reduce Fire Risk
Hazardous Fuels Treatment Project

April 16, 2014
Mercury in Fishes Study Released - Measurable Levels Detected in Alaska National Parks
Fish sampled in four Alaskan national parks have tested positive for mercury and in some cases exceeded State of Alaska unlimited human consumption thresholds for women and children.

March 26, 2014
Park Visitor Centers Opening Soon
Copper Center, Slana, Chitina and kennecott

February 20, 2014
WRANGELL ST ELIAS SUBSISTENCE RESOURCE COMMISSION TO MEET IN COPPER CENTER
SRC

February 06, 2014
Park Seeks Candidates for Subsistence Resource Commission
Nominations

January 23, 2014
Nabesna Area ORV Regulations Proposed by Wrangell St Elias
Off-Road Vehicles

Did You Know?

Dora Keen and friend

Battling snowstorms during most of her 33-day climb, team leader Dora Keen, along with team member George Handy, was the first to summit 16,390’ Mt. Blackburn. A famous 1912 Saturday Evening Post article, entitled “First Up Mount Blackburn”, was written by Keen shortly following her amazing feat.