Applications are being accepted for summer seasonal positions.
The application period is open for summer seasonal positions. Please click on the "Employment" link for more information. More »
Nabesna Area ORV Regulations Proposed by Wrangell-St. Elias
A regulation package for the management of off-road vehicle (ORV) use in the Nabesna District of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve was published in the Federal register on Jan. 15. It is available for public review and comment for 60 days. More »
HEADQUARTER’S VISITOR CENTER TO REOPEN FOR THE SUMMER
The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Visitor Center in Copper Center will re-open on April 1, 2014. More »
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Seeks Candidates for Subsistence Resource Commission
Nominations for candidates to fill upcoming vacancies on the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission are being accepted through March 31, 2014. More »
Hearings Set for Hunting and Domestic Goat Restrictions
The National Park Service is holding public hearings in March on temporary restrictions for certain sport hunting practices in several national preserves in Alaska. WRST will also take comments on a proposal to prohibit domestic goats. More »
Pre Solicitation Site Visit
Copper Center, Alaska- The National Park Service invites parties who may be interested in providing commercial tours of historic buildings within the Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark (NHL) to view the inside of the buildings.The National Park Service expects to issue a prospectus inviting the submission of proposals to provide commercial tours in these buildings.The prospectus will be issued later this summer.The site visit will begin at 10:30 am June 14, at the NHL's Visitor Center.The site visit will provide potential offerors the opportunity to enter these historic structures.These structures are not currently open to the public, and this site visit will be the only opportunity to view the inside of these structures prior to offerors submitting proposals in response to the prospectus.
Contract terms, proposal evaluation criteria, and financial information will not be available until the prospectus is issued. The prospectus will be issued according to the provisions of the Concessions Management Improvement Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-391), 36 CFR Part 51, and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) Section 1307.
St. Elias Alpine Guides (SEAG) is currently the authorized concessioner providing guided tours of certain buildings in the NHL.SEAG's concession contract expires December 31, 2012.The new concession contract is expected to have a ten year term and begin in 2013.
If you intend to participate in this site visit, or would like more information about the site visit, please contact Mark Keogh at 907-822-7223 or email e-mail us.
Did You Know?
In March, 1948, Northwest Flight #4422 slammed into 16,237’ Mt. Sanford, killing all 30 on board. The wreckage was immediately concealed by ice and snow, making recovery efforts impossible. It was 50 years later until wreckage parts surfaced on a glacier, miles from the crash site.