January 15, 2015
Public Hearings & Comment Period for Compendiums Including Temporary Wildlife Hunting Restrictions
National Park Service compendiums for Alaska will be open for a 30-day public comment period. A compendium - one for each NPS area in Alaska -- is a compilation of all designations, closures and restrictions adopted under the discretionary authority within the regulations covering national parks. This regulatory tool helps manage Alaska's national park areas for the public's enjoyment, use and protection.
June 26, 2014
Caribou Hunting Emergency Order
Alaska Department of Fish & Game Emergency Order Number 03-03-14 closes the southern portion of Unit 25B, north of the Yukon River and including islands, to state subsistence and state general hunts for caribou. This emergency order does not apply to federally qualified subsistence users within Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve at this time.
Zone 2, south of the Yukon River, is unaffected by this emergency order.
June 20, 2014
Prohibition of Unmanned Aircraft in National Parks
National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.
February 28, 2014
Lost Creek Wolf Pack Eliminated
National Park Service (NPS) wildlife biologists lost the ability to research radio-collared wolves from the Lost Creek pack, which has historically used Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) eliminated all 11 members of the pack outside of the preserve last week as part of ADF&G’s ongoing aerial predator control program in the upper Yukon and Fortymile Rivers region.