Denali National Park wolf count drops below 50

FAIRBANKS - Denali National Park and Preserve's wolf numbers have reached a new low this spring with an estimated population of just 48, according to a National...
Wolf viewing declining in Denali National Park

...year, National Park Service researchers have found that visitors traveling in buses on the Denali Park Road, in Denali National Park and Preserve, have seen fewer and fewer wolves. In a random sample of 80 bus trips this past summer, wolves...
Board of Game rejects wolf buffer zone near Denali National Park

ANCHORAGE - Alaska wildlife officials have rejected an effort to re-establish a ban on wolf kills near Denali National Park and Preserve.The Alaska Board of Game on Friday unanimously rejected the emergency petition from three nonprofit...
California man dies of heart attack in Denali National Park

DENALI NATIONAL PARK - A 48-year-old California man has died of an apparent heart attack during a ranger-led hike in Denali National Park. Park spokeswoman Kris Fister identified the victim as 48-year-old...
Argentinian climber dies on North America's tallest peak

...JUNEAU - An Argentinian climber has been found dead at a camp at 17,200 feet on North America's tallest peak.Denali National Park and Preserve says the body of 39-year-old Heraldo Javier Callupan was discovered Sunday by two climbers arriving...
Idaho climbers rescued from Alaska mountain after avalanche

...of Idaho Falls, were not caught in the avalanche Monday evening at the 7,500-foot level of Mount Dickey in Denali National Park and Preserve.Park spokeswoman Maureen Gualtieri said the climbers tried to leave the area on their own but were...
Wolf hunting season near Denali ends 2 weeks early

FAIRBANKS - Wolf hunting season will end two weeks early near Denali National Park and Preserve after reports of a recent wolf shooting at a bear baiting station.Alaska Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten closed...
Fewer wolf viewings in Denali National Park

ANCHORAGE - Visitors to Denali National Park and Reserve are seeing fewer wolves as the predators' numbers continue to decline, according to the National Park Service.Park...
Bloody bear tracks seen near Denali National Park

FAIRBANKS - Mushers and others have reported seeing bloodied grizzly tracks on trails near Denali National Park and Preserve.Four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog champion Jeff King lives in the area, and told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...
North America's tallest peak opens for climbers

...National Park Service spokeswoman Maureen Gualtieri is stationed at Talkeetna, which is at the mountain's base at Denali National Park and Preserve. In one of her first daily blogs, she said the knee-deep snow was soft as of April 24 and thinned...


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