Southwest Alaska parks support large populations of Bald Eagles.
A warmer climate is known to facilitate the growth of spruce beetle and spruce aphid populations.
Glaciers currently cover approximately one-eighth of Southwest Alaska parks.
Seasonal processes are natural cycles such as lake ice formation and breakup or snowpack accumulation and melt.
Salt marshes are important habitat to many species and are sensitive to environmental changes.
Vegetation drives ecosystem productivity, provides habitat and forage for wildlife, and food and materials for subsistence.
Identifying where visitors go in our parks and what they do helps us maintain excellent visitor experiences and protect natural resources.
Last updated: February 20, 2018