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Budget increase proposed for National Park Service centennial year

...millions of Americans to find their park by visiting a park and sharing their favorite park story," said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis. "This budget will prepare the National Park Service to ensure that every one of those visitors...
USFWS: ANWR wilderness announcement was years in making

...Refuge as untouchable "wilderness" shouldn't have come as a surprise to Alaskans, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service director said.Since 2011, both the Alaska Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Fish and Game have had...
State | AK legislature
Unmanned aircraft prohibited in America's National Parks

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis signed a policy memorandum this week that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing...
Whale of a tale gains national attention

...Kelly and Melissa's exhibits provide a glimpse into the underwater world of Glacier Bay," said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis in a statement. "They illustrate how national parks are classrooms without walls - where story...
Park Service says drones could disturb wildlife

...wildlife disturbance and potentially disturbance to visitors who are also utilizing that parking lot."National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis on Friday directed park superintendents to ban unmanned aircraft in national parks. Spokesman Jeffrey...
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Park Service director endorses Alaska fish

This editorial first ran in the Fairbanks Daily News-miner on July 28:Jon Jarvis, director of the National Park Service, knows something about Alaska and its salmon fisheries, having served five years in the mid 1990s as superintendent of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, whose western border is the salmon-stuffed Copper River.
State appeals Interior denial of ANWR plan

...Geoffrey Haskett, the Alaska regional Fish and Wildlife Service director, to reject the state's application.The appeal...petroleum.Parnell said if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service director rejects the state's proposal and the decision is...
The Empty Chair Project receives grant for $80,000

...our failures such as the dark history of the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II," National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis said in a press release. "We make these grants so that present and future generations are reminded...
Legislative Roundup: March 16, 2014

...Interior Secretary must approve an exploration plan if it meets necessary requirements.A regional Fish and Wildlife Service director found, and the agency's director affirmed, that the authorization for an exploration program on the refuge's...
State | AK legislature
Gustavus looks to D.C. to keep Glacier Bay Lodge open

...trying to find a way to make sure people visit."Sen. Mark Begich also sent a letter June 19 to National Park Service Director John Jarvis expressing concern about the potential closure of the Glacier Bay Lodge. ? Contact reporter Jennifer...
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