DNR Media Releases

DNR News Releases

TitleDate Posted
Annual state land auction nets $2.27 million in high bids07/13/17
Board of Forestry to meet August 107/11/17
State forestry firefighting crews head south to Lower 4807/11/17
Ethan Tyler appointed Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation Director07/06/17
State seeks private contractors to operate Delta Area state parks07/05/17
State receives six bids in Cook Inlet lease sale06/21/17
State opens bids for Cook Inlet and Alaska Peninsula lease sales on June 2106/20/17
State to hold Cook Inlet, Alaska Peninsula oil and gas lease sales on June 2106/20/17
Alaska Historical Commission to meet July 17 in Anchorage06/15/17
Farm to School Grant Awarded by USDA for Rural Alaska Projects06/14/17
State seeks nominations for 2017 Farm Family of the Year06/08/17
Independence Mine State Historical Park opens June 1106/06/17
Alaskans invited to join new $5 Alaska Grown, Five Month Challenge06/01/17
Join State Parks and partners for National Trails Day events June 2-405/24/17
Public meetings scheduled on Kasilof River area projects05/18/17
Private sale of state owned meat plant finalized05/16/17
Recreational Trails Program grant application period starts earlier this year05/16/17
Wildland fire prevention and preparedness week is May 14-2005/12/17
Celebrate Arbor Day on May 1505/10/17
Alaskans invited to participate in Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day05/03/17
Celebrate Alaska Agriculture Day on May 204/28/17
Prescribed burns planned at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson04/26/17
New day use and entrance fees to be implemented at state parks04/21/17
Public land access in Knik River watershed protected in settlement agreement04/19/17
Seasonal trail restrictions planned for Chena River State Recreation Area04/17/17
Historical Commission to discuss Fourth Avenue Theatre at April 24 meeting04/13/17
DNR increases oversight of Pebble activities on state land04/11/17
Big Delta State Historical Park launches project to protect historic properties04/06/17
Arbor Day grants available from Alaska Community Forest Council04/06/17
Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new members04/05/17
New burn permits required starting April 103/29/17
Bidding open now for DNR's annual land auction for Alaskans03/24/17
Board of Forestry to meet April 14 in Ketchikan03/23/17
Alaska State Parks to launch new public use cabin reservation system03/14/17
Division of Agriculture accepting specialty crop grant applications03/13/17
Plant Materials Center annual seed sale begins April 1903/08/17
Grants available for community orchards and food forest projects03/06/17
Alaska State Parks seeks artists for 2017 residency program02/14/17
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council01/24/17
Nancy Lake Willow Creek and Denali state park units open to snowmobiles01/18/17
Kenai River state park advisory board recruiting members01/09/17
State trails advisory board to meet January 11 and 1201/03/17
State opposes BLM use of unproven technology for state land entitlement12/19/16
DNR Public Information Centers will be closed on Dec. 2312/15/16
Alaska receives $17.8 million in oil and gas lease sales12/14/16
Ice fishing huts available to rent on Interior lakes12/08/16
Board of Forestry to meet December 1312/08/16
How to harvest an Alaska-grown Christmas tree12/05/16
Public meetings planned on proposed Lower Kasilof drift boat takeout11/29/16
Where can I cut an Alaska Christmas tree?11/25/16
New report highlights mineral potential of Tok River area11/10/16
Alaska Historical Commission to meet November 16 in Anchorage11/09/16
Invasive Elodea found at Potter Marsh in Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge11/08/16
Proposals sought for lease or purchase of Mt McKinley Meat and Sausage plant10/28/16
Recruits sought for Chugach State Park Citizens Advisory Board10/19/16
Bank restoration project gets underway in Chena River State Recreation Area10/06/16
State geologists to map landslide hazards in Sitka10/05/16
New Livengood geology map and report highlight area's mineral potential10/04/16
2016 Alaska fire season numbers well below normal09/30/16
SnowTRAC grants approved for trail grooming and safety09/28/16
New maps of tsunami hazards for Alaska coastal communities09/28/16
Commissioner Mack issues statement on Prudhoe Bay Unit decision09/23/16
Community-based coastal monitoring project underway for Bristol Bay09/15/16
Mark Wiggin to serve as new DNR deputy commissioner09/14/16
Wildland fire risk reduction planned on JBER near Stuckagain Heights09/09/16
SnowTRAC annual meeting scheduled for September 2009/09/16
Petro Star royalty oil and gas contract approved by board09/02/16
Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting new members09/01/16
Historic Preservation Fund grant period opens for Certified Local Governments08/19/16
Albert Loop Trail at Eagle River Nature Center closing for season08/11/16
Grants available for snowmobile trail grooming and safety until August 1608/10/16
Grants available for Alaska Treaty of Cession projects08/08/16
Grants available for Land and Water Conservation Fund projects07/29/16
McHugh fire cause determined to be unextinguished campfire07/28/16
Plagermans named Farm Family of the Year07/26/16
Report shows oil and gas reservoir potential in Nanushuk Formation07/21/16
Portions of Chugach State Park closed due to McHugh Creek fire07/20/16
Alaska Historical Commission to meet July 2507/15/16
Annual state land auction nets $2.5 million in high bids07/14/16
Division of Forestry launches Campbell Creek greenbelt restoration project07/13/16
Celebrate safely this Fourth of July weekend06/29/16
Public input sought on preserving Alaska's cultural heritage06/27/16
Crow Pass Trail reopened between Heidi's Knob and Eagle River06/24/16
Public input sought on state outdoor recreation plan06/24/16
Alaska Invasive Species Awareness Week proclaimed June 20-2606/17/16
Crow Pass Trail closed between Heidi's Knob and Eagle River due to bear activity06/10/16
State seeks nominations for 2016 Farm Family of the Year06/08/16
Contract for Vallenar Bay Timber Access Road awarded06/06/16
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council06/01/16
Alaska wildland fires from 2015 still pose risks this year06/01/16
State Parks to host National Trails Day events in Kachemak Bay05/31/16
Public invited to Donnelly Dome hike on June 4 in honor of National Trails Day05/31/16
Alaska State Parks seeking information on Angel Rocks vandalism05/19/16
New fees implemented at Lower Chatanika and Big Delta park units05/19/16
Celebrate Safe Boating Week with "Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day"05/19/16
Kenai River state park advisory board recruiting members05/13/16
Alaska towns, campuses and utilities recognized by Arbor Day Foundation05/12/16
State posts aerial photos and elevation data for western Alaska communities05/12/16
Proposals sought for lease with option to purchase Mt. McKinley meat plant05/09/16
Campground activities planned May 7 at Juneau and Anchorage state parks05/03/16
10 artists picked for state park residency program at Ernest Gruening Cabin05/03/16
Celebrate Alaska Agriculture Day on May 305/02/16
Prescribed burn planned for Creamer's Field on May 304/29/16
Prescribed burns planned at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson04/26/16
Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new members04/25/16
Alaska to celebrate 50th anniversary of Arbor Day04/22/16
Seasonal trail restrictions planned for Chena River State Recreation Area04/13/16
Bidding open now for DNR's annual land auction for Alaskans03/25/16
Public comment sought on Mt. McKinley Meat and Sausage plant03/24/16
Alaska native grass, grain, and flower seed sale begins on April 1303/23/16
National Park Service to continue maintaining Sitka state historical parks03/22/16
State moves forward with Tesoro royalty oil sale03/18/16
State seeks operator for Porcupine Creek State Recreation Site03/17/16
Burn permits required starting April 103/17/16
State seeks operator for Twin Bears Camp03/15/16
New mineral potential identified south of Tok03/15/16
Division of Forestry urges caution when burning03/11/16
Specialty crop grants available to Alaska applicants03/08/16
Commissioner Adopts Southeast State Forest Management Plan03/02/16
State forestry office in Haines opens for season03/01/16
Salcha firewood cutting area now open to public02/19/16
Public input sought on revised plans for Kasilof River north side improvements02/18/16
Contractor sought to operate Valdez area state park facilities02/17/16
Commissioner Mark Myers announces retirement02/16/16
Alaska Historical Commission to meet Feb. 23 in Anchorage02/12/16
Board of Forestry to meet March 102/09/16
New fees go into effect soon at Kodiak area state parks02/04/16
Ketchikan State Parks Citizen Advisory Board recruiting new members01/27/16
Kenai River state park advisory board recruiting members01/14/16
Alaska State Parks seeks artists for 2016 residency program01/04/16
Trails advisory board to meet Jan. 6-7 in Anchorage12/28/15
Alaska State Parks hosts First Day excursions in Homer and Delta Junction12/22/15
Ice fishing huts now available in Fairbanks area12/18/15
Keech named new Fairbanks/Delta area forester12/16/15
Northern Area State Parks Citizen Advisory Board seeks new members12/09/15
Tanana Valley State Forest advisory committee seeks new members12/07/15

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