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.
Far North Film Festival
Wrangell St Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska Geographic, and the Far North Conservation Film Festival would like to present a diverse group of outstanding films about conservation and sustainability of wildlife, wild places and cultures from around the world.
The Far North Conservation Film Festival began in 2003 in celebration of National Wildlife Refuge Week. After growing and developing, the festival is in its 6th year of celebrating the diversity and sustainability of wildlife, wild places, and cultures around the world and in the far north! The Far North Conservation Film Festival is a place for filmmakers, local people, and local businesses to support media that matters in promoting global conservation.
Come and join us for just one film or enjoy the whole festival in the National Park Service Theater. The festival will be shown March 6, 2010 between 11:30 and 5 P.M. Admission is free and open to all who would like to join us. Snacks will be provided during intermissions. For more information about the festival click here.
Click here for the current line up and description of the films being shown.
Did You Know?
An Alaskan wildflower, the Camas Wand Lily, or “Death Camas”, contains a highly-toxic substance that causes vomiting, lowered body temperature, and breathing difficulties.