Managing OrganizationsThe National Park Service runs the MSLC with the assistance of a Managing Partner, as outlined in the MSLC Management Plan. Since the inception of the MSLC in 2003, the Managing Partner has been Alaska Geographic. Together the National Park Service and Alaska Geographic offer a diversity of educational programs and products in support of the MSLC mission.
National Park Service
NPS preserves natural and cultural resources and values for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of this and future generations.
Alaska Geographic is the partner of Alaska’s 15 national parks, 16 national wildlife refuges, and America’s two largest national forests.
Additional Partner OrganizationsThe following organizations are also partners of the Murie Science and Learning Center.
Denali Education Center
A non-profit partner since 1989. Denali Education Center connects people to Denali through fun, informative, and inspiring programs.
Denali Borough School District
The DBSD provides a nurturing, diverse, quality education that empowers students and promotes life-long learning.
Doyon/ARAMARK Joint Venture (JV)
JV operates the bulk of narrated and non-narrated bus trips in Denali and offers welcome support for a variety of MSLC functions.
University of Alaska
The University of Alaska inspires learning, and advances and disseminates knowledge through teaching, research, and public service.
Inventory and Monitoring Networks
The Murie Science and Learning Center covers two of the "I&M" networks in Alaska - the Central Alaska Network (CAKN) and Arctic Network (ARCN). Each of these networks facilitates research in their constituent parks (Denali, Wrangell and Yukon-Charley in the CAKN; and Bering Land Bridge, Cape Krusenstern, Noatak, Kobuk Valley and Gates of the Arctic in the ARCN).
Last updated: April 14, 2022