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 »
WRANGELL ST ELIAS SUBSISTENCE RESOURCE COMMISSION TO MEET IN KENNY LAKE
Copper Center, AK - The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission will meet at the Kenny Lake Community Hall on Wednesday, March 6, and Thursday, March 7, to consider a range of issues related to subsistence hunting and fishing in the park.
Commission business will include the call for proposals to change federal subsistence wildlife regulations, an update on trail work in the Nabesna District, a report on actions at January 2013 Federal Subsistence Board meeting, and a discussion of possible updates to the park subsistence plan. The meeting is open to the public, and public testimony opportunities are provided. Written comments may also be submitted through the park subsistence coordinator by Monday, March 4 for presentation at the meeting. Members of the public are encourage to attend the meeting and discuss their ideas for changes to federal subsistence wildlife regulations with the commission.
The meeting will begin at 9 AM each day. On March 6, the meeting will recess for the day at approximately 5 PM, and on March 7, the meeting will adjourn when business is completed. Teleconferencing is available upon request. You must call the park at 907-822-7236 or 907-822-5234 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to request the teleconference information.
A draft agenda for the meeting is available here. Additional information may be obtained by calling Barbara Cellarius, subsistence coordinator for Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, at 822-7236.
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