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Park Service says drones could disturb wildlife

...wildlife or people watching it, according to a park spokeswoman.The video was shot by a drone flying near mew gulls, Kris Fister told KUAC-FM, and was posted on YouTube."They were in the Savage River parking lot and they flew up and provided...
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Airlift sent for marooned Denali guests, employees

...prompted the closure of the only road into the park on Thursday.Overnight rains swelled small streams, park spokeswoman Kris Fister said. Flooding in the Kantishna area, near the end of the 92-mile road, prompted a road closure near Wonder Lake...
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Huge landslide covers Denali road

...Whether or not it would delay things would depend on the extent. It's just pretty hypothetical," park spokeswoman Kris Fister said. "We don't want to scare people at this point because we just really don't know."For now, crews will...
Denali plans to offer commercial winter tours

...service is seeking applications to provide commercial vehicle tours between mid-February and May 10.Denali spokeswoman Kris Fister expects park officials somewhere within the trial period will evaluate visitation numbers and budget considerations...
Denali reaching out to kids with new classes

...three through six.The programs will be available Monday through Friday, from Nov. 12 until Dec. 14. Spokeswoman Kris Fister says the park can do several sessions a day.Registration is now open.A news release says one of the programs, for...
Park visitor shoots moose, says animal charged

...Owen said. Other options are to move the calves farther away or send them to a wildlife refuge.Denali spokeswoman Kris Fister said rangers have not confirmed there are calves. Owen, however, said there have been several reported sightings...
National Park Service proposes to counteract state hunting changes

...appropriate for the mandates we have for protecting natural and healthy wildlife populations in the preserve," said Kris Fister, spokeswoman for Denali National Park and Preserve.The state game board in March passed a regulation that allows...
Winds push wildfire haze into Denali

...Denali National Park and Preserve was covered in haze Sunday from wildfires in Alaska's Interior. Park spokeswoman Kris Fister said winds moved smoke into the park, including its busy visitors area at the entrance. Fister said there are several...
Mechanics' strike continues at Denali

...workers who work at Denali National Park continued through the Independence Day weekend. But Denali's spokeswoman Kris Fister says the picketing has not slowed down the stream of visitors to the park in the busy summer season.
Small plane found in Denali National Park

...biologist who went missing while searching for wolves in Denali National Park was found Thursday. Park spokeswoman Kris Fister said the white and blue Cessna 185 that carried biologist Gordon Haber and pilot Daniel McGregor was spotted in some...


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