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While tourism fades at lower 48's national sites, Alaska draws crowds

...about 2.3 million recreational visits - more than double the number from 1986," said Alaska regional director Marcia Blaszak. As other, flagging national parks try to figure out ways to lure new visitors, some Alaska parks, in fact, wonder...
Governor blasts plan for Glacier Bay traffic

...for its breaching whales and dramatic scenery, drew 353,680 visitors last year. Just about all came by boat. Marcia Blaszak, National Park Service regional director for Alaska, said she shares Murkowski's goal of increasing the number...
Preservation group at odds with Army

...educational value to be destroyed. "Alaska continues to lose its Cold War-related sites at an alarming rate," wrote Marcia Blaszak, National Park Service acting regional director. Bittner said she was concerned that Army officials had already...
High court won't hear Pilgrim land case

...collaboratively with private land owners within the Alaska parks to affirmatively address their access rights," Marcia Blaszak, regional director for Alaska, said in an e-mail. The agency is accepting public comments on an environmental...
Alaska Digest

...National Park and Preserve and Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. National Park Service Alaska Regional Director Marcia Blaszak says Dudgeon will his new post in Fairbanks in December. Dudgeon says, "To have a role in the stewardship of these...
Feds look at funds Stevens steered to wildlife center

...interested in. Calls for comment to Stevens' congressional office, McCabe and the SeaLife Center went unreturned. Marcia Blaszak, a spokeswoman for the National Park Service in Anchorage could not immediately be reached for comment.
A day boat to Glacier Bay

...environmental studies show the ferry would not damage the park's ecology, said National Park Service Regional Director Marcia Blaszak. Her concerns were about passengers' safety while unloading in the case of bad weather. Given the environmental...
Park Service names regional director

...Masica has been the agency's chief of staff for the past two years, serving as senior adviser to the national director and other top park service officials. She replaces the retired Marcia Blaszak, the regional director since 2003.


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