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  • Caribou Hunting Emergency Order

    Alaska Emergency Order 03-03-14 closes the southern portion of Unit 25B 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. More »

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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.

June 19, 2014
2014 Gelvin's Landing Area Safety Advisory
The National Park Service (NPS) has determined that a gravel bar commonly used in the past for 'bush' airplane landings on the Charley River in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve is no longer safe for such use.

May 21, 2014
UAF Summer Courses in Yukon-Charley Rivers
Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve is pleased to announce three courses that will be offered in partnership with the University of Alaska Fairbanks this summer. All of these courses will be based in historic Coal Creek Camp, a restored mining camp only a few miles from the Yukon River in the heart of the Preserve. A pre-course orientation will be provided in Fairbanks. Course fees include food, lodging, and transportation by boat from Eagle to the camp. Students provide their own transportation to Eagle. Opportunities for carpooling from Fairbanks may exist.

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.

Did You Know?

Slavens Roadhouse on the Yukon River

Slaven's Roadhouse, built in the 1930's, is the only remaining example of the historic roadhouses that served as stopovers for weary travelers and mailcarriers along the Yukon River route.