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A view of the landscape at Lake Clark National Park & Preserve and it's reflection in the lake. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)
A view of the lake, Lake Clark National Park & Preserve. (NPS Photo - Kent Miller)

In addition to individual parks providing press releases, the Alaska Regional Office occasionally provides press releases as well. Parks post press releases on their respective websites in the News - News Release sections of their sites. RSS Feed subscription is available on all park websites.

For all Alaska Region press inquiries contact the Regional Communications Officer:
John Quinley
907-644-3512
akr_info@nps.gov.

June 16, 2017

Lake Clark NP, NPS Regional Office Leadership Named
Two senior managers have been named to positions in the Alaska Region of the National Park Service. Susanne Fleek-Green will be the new superintendent of Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, a four million acre unit southwest of Anchorage. She began her job earlier this week. Christina Caswell will be the new associate regional director for administration, an Anchorage-based position that leads contracting, human resources, budget, concessions and information technology programs. She begins her job in late July.

April 20, 2017

National Park Tourism in Alaska Creates $1.3 Billion in Economic Benefit
ANCHORAGE - A new National Park Service report shows that 2.78 million visitors to national parks in Alaska spent nearly $1.3 billion in the state in 2016. That record visitation and spending supported 18,000 jobs.

January 13, 2017

NPS-Alaska Park Compendiums Open for Comment
National Park Service compendiums for Alaska will be open for public comment from January 15, 2017 through February 15, 2017. 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.

January 12, 2017

NPS Finalizes Subsistence & Wildlife Collection Regulations
The National Park Service today published final regulations in the Federal Register which allow federal subsistence users in Alaska to collect and use non-edible animal parts and plants for the making and selling of handicrafts..

Last Updated: July 12, 2017