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    Wrangell - St Elias

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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 26, 2014
Hearings Set on Wildlife Hunting Restrictions and a Restriction on Domestic Goats in Wrangell-St. Elias
Hearing will take place on Monday, March 17th at the Copper Center Visitor Center. Hearing begins at 4:00pm.

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

June 28, 2013
Chisana River Fire
The Chisana River Fire continues moving to the south with some slow movement to the east. The fire, which was started by lightning May 31, has grown to 47,000 acres.

June 06, 2013
Chisana Wildfire Burns into northeastern Wrangell St Elias NP
A 2,900-acre wildfire that ignited May 31 in the southern part of Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge has burned 29 acres in the northeastern part of the park.

Did You Know?

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The Wrangell Volcanic Field is comprised of 12 volcanoes, one of which, Mt. Wrangell, is still active. If fact, Mt. Wrangell is the largest and highest active volcano in the entire State of Alaska.