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North America's tallest peak opens for climbers

...tallest peak this season, which has begun.National Park Service rangers are ready to live on the mountain for the next...as the most common serious health problems.National Park Service spokeswoman Maureen Gualtieri is stationed at Talkeetna...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-05/north-americas-tallest-peak-opens-climb
State
Denali National Park wolf count drops below 50

...just 48, according to a National Park Service study.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that the park service has estimated the wolf population...wolf populations as closely as the park service, but estimates the statewide population...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-28/denali-national-park-wolf-count-drop
Outdoors
Former students read letters from past

...to return to school for a degree in architecture. In reality she is pet-free and doing outreach for the National Parks Service."I feel like I went in a completely different direction than what my letter said," Possenti said. "It's not...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-28/former-students-read-letters-past
State
Alaska Science Forum: Discoveries at Serpentine Hot Springs

...and now with the Center for the Study of the First Americans at Texas A&M University. Goebel had heard of former Park Service archaeologist Bob Gal's find of stone spear tips on a hill near Serpentine Hot Springs. Goebel and a few coworkers...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/alaska-science-forum-discoveries-ser
Outdoors
Alaska Chapter of Wildlife Society to meet in Juneau

...for $100. For more information, see twsalaskameeting.com or contact Scott Brainerd, Alaska Department of Fish and Game (scott.brainerd@alaska.gov) or Grant Hilderbrand, National Park Service (grant_hilderbrand@nps.gov)

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/alaska-chapter-wildlife-society-meet-june
Art
National Park Service readies for centennial

...next year it will be the National Park Service's turn. Alaska's parks are...parks in last year, and state Park Service spokesman John Quinley said that...state's economy, according to the Park Service.Alaska's parks cover about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-15/national-park-service-readies-centennia
State
Young male wolf found dead in Denali, cable snare on neck

...University of Alaska Fairbanks environmental conservation biologist, wolf activist Rick Steiner, criticized the U.S. Park Service for not mentioning the wolf's death when the Alaska Board of Game considered an emergency petition to re-establish...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-23/young-male-wolf-found-dead-denali-cable
State
1000-year-old artifact shows prehistoric Alaska, Asia trade

...have spent the last year tracing a flake of obsidian found at the site to the Chukotka peninsula in Russia.National Park Service archaeologist Jeff Rasic said the thumbnail-sized piece of rock is likely the remnant of a tool that was sharpened...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-21/1000-year-old-artifact-shows-prehistori
State
Wildlife Society to honor Flynn, Larsen with lifetime achievement awards

...Scott Brainerd, Alaska Department of Fish and Game (scott.brainerd@alaska.gov) or Grant Hilderbrand, National Park Service (grant_hilderbrand@nps.gov)The Wildlife Society is an international nonprofit scientific and educational association...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/wildlife-society-honor-flynn-larsen-
Outdoors
Events observe 150 years since Civil War's unofficial end

...final battle before Lee's Army of Northern Virginia surrendered on April 9, 1865, effectively ending the war.The Park Service has, since the war's centennial, strived to move away from battles to interpret "the war and its meanings and its...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-09/events-observe-150-years-civil-wars-u
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