Climate Change

"I believe climate change is fundamentally the greatest threat to the integrity of our national parks that we have ever experienced." - Jonathan B. Jarvis, National Park Service Director
 
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National park sites have preserved some of the best, most special, wildest places across the United States. Now parks across the country are being affected by global climate change.

 
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Climate Change at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
Even a historical park like Klondike Gold Rush is seeing the effects of climate change.

 
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Climate Change in the National Parks
Described as "America's best idea," national parks have set out to preserve and protect natural and cultural resources throughout the United States. Explore the NPS climate change site to see how we're tackling this dynamic challenge.

 
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North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative
One of 22 landscape conservation cooperatives established by the Department of the Interior, the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative (NPLCC) encompasses coastal areas of northern California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska. NPLCC works with local, tribal, universities, non-profit partners, and more to address broad-scale conservation issues including climate change.

Last updated: October 26, 2016

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Mailing Address:

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
P.O. Box 517

Skagway, AK 99840

Phone:

(907) 983-9200

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