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After ’13 Lake Clark NP Current Creek Fire, A Different Forest Emerges

After Fire a Different Forest During the dry summer of 2013, lightning ignited the Currant Creek fire 15 miles northeast of Port Alsworth in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. One year later, Alaska National Park Service regional wildland fire ecologists and crew visited the 1,900-acre burned area to determine the fire effects on vegetation and soils.  The crew […]

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Denali NP to Burn Debris in Entrance Area, March 2015

Fire Management staff at Denali National Park and Preserve are planning to burn debris consisting of trees and brush between Monday, March 9 and Friday, March 27, weather conditions permitting. The single pile is located east of the park airstrip and west of the northernmost loop of the Riley Creek Campground. The National Park Service […]

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Open fire restrictions lifted in coastal Alaska national parks

4 p.m. June 2, 2014 Recent storms brought sufficient rain to Katmai National Park and Preserve, Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, Alagnack Wild River, Kenai Fjords National Park and Lake Clark National Park and Preserve to moderate the fire danger and allow park officials to lift burn closures. While campfires are now allowed in the […]

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