DNR Media Releases

DNR News Releases

TitleDate Posted
State awards leases at ANWR boundary10/22/14
Report suggests more copper exploration potential in western Alaska Range10/22/14
Division of Forestry to offer firewood near Delta10/22/14
Recruits sought for Chugach State Park Citizens Advisory Board10/22/14
State asserts land claims at ANWR boundary10/20/14
Southcentral state park advisory boards seeking new members10/20/14
SnowTRAC grants approved for trail grooming and safety10/15/14
Roads close for winter in Hatcher Pass East Management Area10/07/14
State reports significant increase in issuance of water reservations10/02/14
State to hold northern Alaska oil and gas lease sales on Nov. 1910/01/14
Alaska state forester honored for service with national association10/01/14
October is Farm to School month09/30/14
Division of Agriculture releases new edition of Alaska Grown Source Book09/29/14
Land and Water Conservation Fund seeks Alaska grant applications09/23/14
Public invited to provide input on Eastern Tanana Area Plan09/19/14
Alaskans invited to stake land for remote recreational cabin sites09/19/14
Trails Program to hold teleconference to assist grant applicants09/17/14
Division of Forestry harvests spruce cones for future reforestation09/16/14
State to host Farm to School Conference in January09/16/14
Alaska Food Resource Working Group to meet Sept. 4 in Fairbanks09/03/14
Revised-Alaska Food Resource Working Group to meet Sept. 4 in Fairbanks09/03/14
State accepting sealed bids for agricultural land sale09/02/14
Elodea found in remote Mat-Su lake09/02/14
Historic Preservation Fund program seeks grant applications08/29/14
Kenai River state park advisory board seeking new members08/22/14
Hunters urged to use caution with fire08/21/14
2014 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year Announced08/15/14
Initial Over-the-Counter state land sale now open08/15/14
Cook Inlet oil royalties on the rise08/14/14
Third jet load of Alaska EFF crews to depart on Friday08/14/14
Public invited to Camp, Canoe and Create at Denali State Park, Aug. 15-1708/12/14
New "Farm to Restaurant" publication available to assist Alaska farmers08/11/14
Alaska Type 2 village crews headed to the Lower 4808/11/14
State names successful bidder in exploration license bid opening08/06/14
Albert Loop Trail at Eagle River Nature Center closed for season08/04/14
SnowTRAC annual meeting scheduled for Aug. 2808/01/14
2014 Annual State Land Auction bid opening rescheduled for Aug. 608/01/14
Alaskans celebrate National Farmers Market Week, Aug. 3-907/28/14
Canyon Road Access to Chugach State Park Closed for Construction07/28/14
Restaurant Rewards program now accepting applicants07/23/14
Auction bid opening postponed07/22/14
Board of Forestry to meet on August 13-1407/21/14
Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting for board opening07/17/14
Finger Lake State Recreation Site construction closure update07/17/14
Alaska firefighters headed to Lower 48 fires07/17/14
Maud Road Shooting Range open to the public07/17/14
DGGS publishes strategic and critical minerals geochemical reports07/10/14
Alaska Grown Day at the Alaska State Fair07/03/14
Alaska Geospatial Council to begin coordinating state geospatial efforts07/02/14
Alaska Historical Commission to meet July 1007/02/14
Airborne geophysical maps and data released for Farewell Area07/02/14
Archangel Creek Bridge closed to vehicles07/01/14
Upper Chatanika State Recreation Site and campground has reopened06/24/14
Activities planned statewide for Invasive Weed Awareness Week, June 22-2806/20/14
Local produce on its way to Alaska farmers markets06/11/14
Public invited to review draft Haines Highway scenic byway interpretive plan06/06/14
Public invited to attend oil and gas regulations scoping meeting06/04/14
Historic preservation grants now available06/04/14
State Parks to host National Trails Day events throughout Alaska in June06/03/14
Burn closure lifted for Kenai Peninsula06/02/14
Alaska geothermal data now available to national audience05/29/14
Memorial Day Weekend Campground Updates05/23/14
OPEN FIRES PROHIBITED ON KENAI PENINSULA05/23/14
Burn closure for Kenai Peninsula -- ALL BURNING IS PROHIBITED05/23/14
Burn Permits suspended for Mat-Su05/22/14
Funny River fire information05/22/14
Nominations sought for 2014 Farm Family of the Year05/16/14
Input sought on transition plan for Mt. McKinley Meat & Sausage Plant05/16/14
Alaska towns, campuses and utilities recognized by Arbor Day Foundation05/16/14
Alaska celebrates Arbor Day on Monday, May 1905/15/14
Buy a parcel of state land during the annual land auction for Alaskans05/15/14
2014 Alaska Farm to School grant winners chosen05/13/14
Free On-Farm Food Safety Workshop to be offered in Palmer on June 1905/13/14
Upper Chatanika State Recreation Site to close for construction May 2605/12/14
State receives 43 bids in Cook Inlet, Alaska Peninsula lease sales05/07/14
Safe Boating Week launches with 'Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day'05/07/14
Vehicle advisory issued for logging roads in the Fairbanks area05/05/14
Celebrate Alaska Agriculture Day on May 605/05/14
Prescribed burn planned for Creamer's Field on May 705/05/14
Chef at the Market application deadline extended to May 1405/01/14
Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week is May 3-905/01/14
DNR proposes adding Beck Lake to Elodea eradication effort on Kenai Peninsula05/01/14
Fees for state park public use cabins to increase05/01/14
Finger Lake State Recreation Site closes for construction04/30/14
Park campgrounds opening throughout Alaska04/28/14
Denali State Park will close to snowmobile use on April 2804/22/14
Seasonal trail restrictions go into effect for Chena River State Recreation Area04/21/14
Hatcher Pass to close to snowmobile use on April 1904/17/14
Hatcher Pass East Management Area reopens to snowmobiles04/15/14
Public invited to open houses for Kachemak Bay Park Plan revision04/14/14
Nancy Lake, Hatcher Pass areas closing to snowmachine use on April 1404/10/14
Alaska Historical Commission awards anniversary grants04/10/14
Poems in Place submissions for Southwest, Mat-Su parks extended to April 3004/09/14
Division of Agriculture grants now available04/09/14
Public invited to attend April 29 scoping open house in Seldovia04/09/14
Historic preservation grants available for certified local governments04/08/14
Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new members04/07/14
Public input sought on Interior remote recreational cabin site staking areas04/07/14
DNR seeks applicants for Farm to School mini-grants04/02/14
Grants available for summer Chef at the Market program04/01/14
Grant available for snowmobile safety, trail signing project04/01/14
Alaska native grass, grain, and flower seed on sale April 14-2503/27/14
State establishes quarantine for five aquatic invasive plants03/26/14
State offers 422 land parcels for sale at discounted price03/26/14
Alaska Historical Commission to meet April 2-3 in Juneau03/26/14
Public invited to April 7 scoping meeting on Kachemak Bay park plan03/20/14
Cooper Landing Boat Launch temporarily closed for repairs03/12/14
Cook Inlet and Alaska Peninsula oil and gas lease sales scheduled for May 703/10/14
East Hatcher Pass Management Area reopens to snowmobiles03/06/14
Alaska Historical Commission to meet April 2-3 in Juneau03/04/14
Division of Oil and Gas issues 2013 Annual Report02/28/14
New DNR Land Records search portal released02/27/14
East Hatcher Pass Management Area closed to snowmobiles02/27/14
Board of Forestry Meeting in Juneau March 19-2002/24/14
Tanana Valley State Forest advisory committee members appointed02/21/14
State requests farm, ranch data for Alaska Grown Source Book02/12/14
Fairbanks Community Wildfire Protection Planning Meeting02/12/14
Alaska Historical Commission starts grant program02/11/14
Reminder of Potato Late Blight Disease quarantine02/05/14
Division of Oil and Gas issues Five-Year Leasing Program plan01/30/14
New geophysical maps and data available for Wrangellia Area01/29/14
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council01/29/14
Farm to School and Alaska Grown programs receive statewide award01/29/14
Poems sought that celebrate Southwest Alaska, Mat-Su state parks01/17/14
State signs commercial agreements for Alaska LNG Project01/15/14
State signs agreement with major LNG financier in Japan01/14/14
East Hatcher Pass open to snowmobiles01/14/14
Trails advisory board to meet Jan. 28-29 in Anchorage01/13/14
State to pursue equity partnership in gasline01/10/14
Northern Region Ice Fishing Huts available01/09/14
East Hatcher Pass Management Area partially open to snowmobiles01/09/14
DNR adopts Yukon Tanana Area Plan01/03/14
State Parks offers First Day Hikes in Hatcher Pass, Delta Junction and Homer12/20/13
Alaska Food Resource Working Group to meet Jan. 9 in Palmer12/20/13
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area opens to snowmachines12/16/13
Alaska Historical Commission to meet December 13 in Anchorage12/09/13
Where can I cut an Alaska Christmas Tree?12/04/13
Bob Swenson appointed DNR Deputy Commissioner12/04/13
Denali State Park opens to snowmobiles11/26/13
North Slope methane hydrates briefing set for Dec. 1111/26/13
Winners announced for 2013 Alaska Farm to School Challenge11/26/13
Albert Loop Trail reopened11/19/13
State publishes analysis of LNG export project fiscals11/18/13
Poetry Reading in Palmer highlight Poems in Place project11/18/13
Alaskans sought to serve on Ketchikan state parks advisory board11/14/13
Nancy Lake Parkway closed to street vehicles for winter season11/14/13
Plan revision process begins for Kachemak Bay State Park11/12/13
Proposals sought for operation of Big Delta SHP restaurant11/12/13
Haystack Personal Use Firewood Area closes to new permits11/08/13
New geophysical maps and data available for Kuskokwim Area11/07/13
State receives 92 bids, nets $5.6 million in Northern Alaska lease sales11/06/13
State Pipeline Coordinator's Office releases annual report11/04/13
2014 State Parks day use and boat launch decals available for purchase11/01/13
State encourages livestock owners to prepare for hay shortage11/01/13
New geophysical maps and data available for Farewell Area10/31/13
Alaska Food Resource Working Group to meet on Nov. 410/30/13
Board of Forestry to meet on Nov. 12-1310/22/13
Find geologic maps of Alaska in new, interactive web application10/17/13
Chris Maisch appointed president of National Association of State Foresters10/16/13
Archangel Road closes for winter season10/16/13
Observations of 2012 storm damage to Anchorage trees10/15/13
Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting for two board positions10/07/13
Federal Overreach Follow-up Meeting Scheduled10/02/13
Substitute parcel program created for Alaska Native allottees09/24/13
State Park Updates-Closures and Openings09/24/13
Alaska Farm to School Challenge to begin on Oct. 109/23/13
State's land offering earns highest gross sales since 200309/23/13
Eklutna Lakeside Trail reopened to ATVs09/20/13
Trails Program to hold teleconference to assist grant applicants09/19/13
Flooding closes Eklutna Lakeside Trail to ATVs09/13/13
DNR issues Bristol Bay Plan Amendment09/05/13
Fall seed sale for commercial growers set for Sept. 17--Oct. 108/28/13
Historic Preservation Fund grant period opens for Certified Local Governments08/27/13
Kids Don't Float School Program reaches 100,000 participants08/26/13
Writing workshops and poetry dedications in state parks Sept. 8, 1508/23/13
Applicants sought for Seward State Parks Citizens Advisory Board08/21/13
Access restrictions lifted in Chena River State Recreation Area08/15/13
2013 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year Announced08/15/13
State to host Aug. 16 groundbreaking for South Denali recreational facilities08/14/13
State to hold North Slope oil and gas lease sale on Nov. 608/13/13
Albert Loop Trail at Eagle River Nature Center Closed for Season08/09/13
On-farm food safety workshops available to food growers statewide08/07/13
State Parks hosts kids' day at Rika's Roadhouse on Aug. 1008/05/13
DNR approves first lease extensions under new statutory provisions08/01/13
All personal-use firewood areas are open in the Fairbanks area08/01/13
Public invited to CACFA Federal Overreach Summit on Aug. 12-1307/31/13
North Slope oil and gas tracts set aside for methane hydrate research07/31/13
Restrictions lifted for Chena River State Recreation Area07/26/13
Commissioner affirms decision on Chuitna lands unsuitable petition07/26/13
Public input sought for Little Susitna River boating publication07/25/13
Board of Forestry to meet on August 12-1307/25/13
Apply by September 11 to buy a state land parcel07/25/13
Competitive bidding begins for woody biomass timber sale in Tok area07/23/13
Access restrictions partially lifted in Chena River State Recreation Area07/19/13
State land auction earns highest gross sales since 200707/18/13
Update on Interior wildfire-related road closures07/18/13
Chena River State Recreation Area remains closed07/17/13
Restaurant Rewards Program enters its second year07/16/13
Crow Pass Trail reopened between Icicle Creek and Twin Falls07/15/13
Johnson Lake Campground improvements prompt West Loop closure07/11/13
Keep campfires safe during fire season07/10/13
Fairbanks logging roads closed due to wildfire activity07/09/13
Closure of Chena River State Recreation Area due to wildfire activity07/08/13
Crow Pass Trail closed between Icicle Creek and Twin Falls07/08/13
Bristol Bay sailboat added to National Register of Historic Places07/03/13
State officials push back on federal efforts to limit access to state and federa07/03/13
State officials push back on federal efforts to limit access07/03/13
Chena River SRA access points closed due to wildfire activity07/02/13
State land auction bids due Wednesday, July 10 at 5 p.m.06/28/13
Alaskans can help prevent Elodea infestations06/26/13
Harding Lake capacity controls set for July 4th weekend06/25/13
Celebrate Independence Day at the Independence Mine06/24/13
Boat launch reconstruction at South Big Lake SRS06/21/13
Backcountry campfires prohibited in Denali and Nancy Lake State Park areas06/21/13
New hours for Alaska Veterans Memorial visitor center store06/20/13
Historic Dena'ina fish cache added to National Register06/19/13
Fortune Creek Bridge closed on Cache Creek Logging Road06/18/13
Deadline extended for Chef at the Market grant proposals06/17/13
More farmers markets accepting Alaska Quest Cards06/10/13
Chugach State Park bike path closed for repairs06/06/13
New hours this summer for Independence Mine State Historical Park06/05/13
Kinross donates core from gold prospects near Fort Knox Mine06/04/13
Alaska wildland fire updates06/03/13
State publishes report on strategic and critical minerals06/03/13
Alaska poems chosen for Totem Bight and Chena River state park installations05/30/13
State Parks to host National Trail Day events throughout Alaska in June05/29/13
Mat-Su burn permits suspended due to red flag warning05/28/13
Southcentral Campgrounds are filling up for Memorial Day weekend05/24/13
Prescribed burn planned for Creamer's Field05/24/13
Reminder of Kenai River outboard motor regulations05/23/13
Tree care and planting classes in Sitka05/23/13
State, North Slope leaders testify on access to federal lands05/22/13
Stormy Lake closed to watercraft and aircraft this summer due to Elodea05/22/13
Nominations sought for 2013 Farm Family of the Year05/21/13
Alaska Historical Commission to meet May 23-24 in Seward05/20/13
Farmers Markets Opening Soon Statewide05/17/13
Join Arbor Day celebrations across Alaska in May05/16/13
Free native tree seedling offered during inaugural "Go Wild" dig05/15/13
State encourages safe boating practices this season05/15/13
Closure of Cooper Landing Boat Launch05/10/13
State oil and gas, geothermal lease sales net nearly $4.5 million in high bids05/08/13
Prescribed burns planned in Fairbanks area to reduce fire risk05/03/13
Chena River State Recreation Area trails open to snowmobiles through May 1205/03/13
Taste test raises student interest in Alaska Grown vegetables05/01/13
Celebrate Alaska Agriculture Day on May 704/26/13
DGGS seeks proposals for airborne geophysical surveys04/25/13
Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission to meet April 24-25 in Anchorage04/22/13
Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week is April 28 - May 404/22/13
Alaska gas opportunities capture attention at LNG 1704/19/13
Temporary closures announced for Chena River State Recreation Area trails04/18/13
Northern Area State Parks seeking campground hosts04/18/13
DNR, DOE sign agreement on unconventional energy resources04/16/13
DNR seeks applicants for Farm to School mini-grants04/15/13
Matanuska Colony farmhouse added to National Register04/11/13
Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new members04/08/13
Final decision issued for Tok biomass sale04/03/13
April 5 art show to feature paintings from state parks, game refuges04/02/13
Buy Alaska Grown to get your garden started03/29/13
Alaska native grass, grain, and flower seed on sale April 15-2603/27/13
Burn permits required starting April 103/22/13
Alaska Grown grants available03/21/13
Chugach State Park seeks volunteer interpreters03/21/13
New interactive map shows distribution of active earthquake sources in Alaska03/20/13
Annual land auction for Alaska residents03/14/13
Board of Forestry to meet on March 2603/13/13
Alaska moves up in mining industry survey03/08/13
Public encouraged to nominate poems celebrating Alaska's state parks03/04/13
Additional training required for 2013 wildland fire season02/25/13
Trails advisory board to meet Feb. 27-28 in Anchorage02/13/13
Polaris K-12 students give winning grade to Alaska Grown parsnips02/11/13
DNR Commissioner touts Alaska's hydrocarbon potential at Winter NAPE02/06/13
State to hold Cook Inlet and Alaska Peninsula lease sales on May 802/04/13
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area reopens to snowmachines01/31/13
Historic Preservation Fund grant period opens for Certified Local Governments01/25/13
Areas open to snowmobiles01/21/13
New regulations implemented for Hatcher Pass Management Area  01/16/13
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council01/16/13
Alaska Grown Source Book featuring 230 farms is now available01/16/13
Coast Guard Cutter Storis added to National Register of Historic Places01/14/13
DNR to host open house for proposed Tundra Isles subdivision01/09/13
State to host Jan. 22 public meeting on proposed salvage timber sales01/07/13
State seeks comment on proposed Bristol Bay Area Plan amendment01/04/13
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area closes to snowmachines on Jan. 701/04/13
Tok Biomass Preliminary Best Interest Finding Released12/17/12

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