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 »
Prospectus Soliciting Proposals for Guided Tours within Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark Released
Copper Center, AK - Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve announced the release of a prospectus soliciting proposals for the Guided Tours of Historic Buildings concession operation within the Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark (NHL).
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 and designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1986, Kennecott is considered the best remaining example of early 20th Century copper mining. The primary service to be provided is guided interpretive tours within the NHL.
The prospectus includes the financial terms of the contract, utilization and operating information, a market area overview and the selection factors used to award the contract.
The Prospectus is available for download at http://www.concessions.nps.gov/prospectuses.htm. Hard copies are available upon request.Please contact Mark Keogh, Concessions Manager, at 907-822-7223 to request a copy.
Did You Know?
The Copper River, which deposits 75 million tons of sediment annually into its delta and the Gulf of Alaska, has built up a layer of silt 600 feet deep. During summer months, the daily sediment transport can be 750,000 cubic feet, one of the largest river sediment loads known.