DNR Media Releases

DNR News Releases

TitleDate Posted
Alaska Historical Commission meeting on Dec. 8 in Anchorage11/30/15
East Hatcher Pass Management Area is closed to public use11/27/15
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area closes to snowmobiles11/27/15
How to harvest Christmas trees on state and other public lands11/25/15
Avalanches Close Hatcher Pass Road11/24/15
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area and Denali State Park open to snowmachines11/20/15
State receives $9.5 million in North Slope lease sale11/18/15
Kenai River state park advisory board recruiting member11/17/15
State forestry office in Haines closing for winter11/12/15
New Regulations on fat tire bicycles to take effect in Chugach State Park11/12/15
New geochemical data released for the Tok and Denali Highway areas10/28/15
Alaska Chip Company wins second place in national competition10/23/15
Board of Forestry to meet November 1210/21/15
New report provides geophysical data for lands near Alaska-Yukon border10/15/15
Alaskans take part in National Farm to School Month10/13/15
Expert in historic preservation economics to speak in Anchorage Oct. 2010/09/15
Decision reached on Stream 2003 Reservation of Water applications10/07/15
Interactive mapping tool now available to assess coastal erosion09/30/15
State to hold northern Alaska oil and gas lease sales Nov. 1809/29/15
Recruits sought for Chugach State Park Citizens Advisory Board09/21/15
New maps indicate known and likely presence of naturally occurring asbestos09/16/15
DNR seeks public input on land sale regulations09/10/15
Arboriculture classes offered in Anchorage and Fairbanks09/10/15
Writing workshops, poetry dedications in 2 Southcentral state parks this month09/04/15
Public invited to Kenai River Ranch open-house08/25/15
Fuels reduction planned at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson08/21/15
Class on landscape tree pests offered Aug. 27 in Fairbanks08/21/15
Expanded Knik River Public Use Area Shooting Range opens Aug. 2208/18/15
Alaska Trails Program to hold teleconferences to assist grant applicants08/17/15
2015 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year Announced08/17/15
State Parks to host Aug. 21-23 Art Weekend in Chugach State Park08/14/15
Hearing scheduled Aug. 21 on Middle Creek water reservation applications08/14/15
SnowTRAC annual meeting scheduled for Aug. 2608/07/15
Albert Loop Trail at Eagle River Nature Center closed for season08/07/15
Initial Over-the-Counter state land sale now open07/29/15
Historic Iditarod, Flat gold rush townsites saved from wildland fires07/23/15
Park Service agrees to maintain two Sitka area state parks through October07/20/15
Support from Lower 48, Canada are key to Alaska firefighting efforts07/17/15
New geologic mapping available for central Talkeetna Mountains area07/16/15
Annual state land auction nets highest results in 20 years07/15/15
Campfire ban relaxed in most State Park areas07/13/15
Sockeye Fire investigation complete, charges filed07/13/15
Burn closure lifted in most areas except in Southwest AK07/08/15
Geophysical data released for Petersville, Fortymile and Livengood areas07/08/15
Updated status of area burn restrictions and wildland fire-related closures07/08/15
Burn closure lifted in Southwest Alaska, Anchorage07/08/15
Card Street Fire Cools07/07/15
Artist Kurt Jacobson in residence at Ernest Gruening State Historical Park07/06/15
Mat-Su Area State Parks relaxes campfire ban in certain areas07/02/15
Angel Rocks Trail in Chena River State Recreation Area re-opens06/30/15
New reports highlight recent energy-related field studies in the Susitna basin06/29/15
Burn closure remains in effect throughout Alaska06/29/15
Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting for board position06/26/15
Kenai Peninsula Burn Closure still in effect06/26/15
Increased closures in Chena River State Recreation Area due to fire06/26/15
Fire triggers trail and cabin closures in Chena River State Recreation Area06/23/15
Celebrate Invasive Species Awareness Week this week06/23/15
Board of Forestry to meet July 2806/22/15
Campfires further restricted in Kenai Peninsula & Northern Area State Parks06/19/15
ALL BURNING IS PROHIBITED-Burn closure for Western Alaska06/19/15
ALL BURNING IS PROHIBITED in Kenai Peninsula, Mat-Su Borough, Muni of Anchorage06/18/15
ALL BURNING IS PROHIBITED-Tanana Valley north of AK Range,Copper River Valley06/18/15
Artist-In-Residence Program Underway at Ernest Gruening State Historical Park06/17/15
Wildland fire on Kenai Peninsula threatens hundreds of homes06/16/15
State Seeking Contractor to Operate Sitka Area State Parks06/08/15
Annual state land auction for Alaskans to continue06/03/15
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council06/02/15
DNR addresses impacts from potential shutdown06/01/15
State seeks nominations for 2015 Farm Family of the Year05/27/15
Independence Mine State Historical Park opens on June 13th05/27/15
Alaska celebrates Arbor Day on Monday, May 1805/15/15
Alaska towns, campuses and utilities recognized by Arbor Day Foundation05/15/15
Prescribed burn planned for Creamer's Field on May 1405/12/15
State receives 8 bids in Cook Inlet, Alaska Peninsula lease sales05/06/15
Prescribed burns planned at JBER starting on May 304/30/15
Celebrate Alaska Agriculture Day on May 504/28/15
Fire danger high in Southwest Alaska04/28/15
Alaska State Park Campground Openings04/28/15
State Forestry issues advisory for use of logging roads04/20/15
Community tree steward class offered in Fairbanks04/20/15
Seasonal trail restrictions planned for Chena River State Recreation Area04/15/15
State ownership of lands under Tanana River affirmed by BLM04/15/15
Updated-Public hearings scheduled on draft Southeast State Forest Plan04/10/15
Public hearings scheduled on draft Southeast State Forest Plan04/10/15
State Seeking Contractor to Operate Finger Lake State Recreation Site04/10/15
Historical Commission welcomes U.S. Board on Geographic Names to Alaska04/10/15
New Tok area geophysical survey data released04/09/15
April 11-17 is Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week04/08/15
State Seeking Contractor to Operate Lake Louise State Recreation Area04/08/15
Chef at the Market program accepting applications from Alaska chefs04/06/15
Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new members03/26/15
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area closed to snowmobile use03/26/15
Personal woodcutting area near Salcha opens on short-term basis03/25/15
Burn permits required starting April 103/25/15
Alaska native grass, grain, and flower seed sale begins on April 1503/24/15
State works with National Weather Service to improve coastal storm readiness03/18/15
Buy a parcel of state land during the annual land auction for Alaskans03/18/15
State seeks applicants for specialty crop grants03/17/15
New geophysical maps and data available for Kuskokwim area03/17/15
Public encouraged to nominate poems celebrating Alaska's state parks03/16/15
State to hold Cook Inlet and Alaska Peninsula lease sales on May 603/16/15
Artist-in-residence program begins at Ernest Gruening State Historical Park03/13/15
Applications sought for Farm to Summer Food Service grants03/12/15
Draft Southeast State Forest Plan available for comment03/09/15
Alaska Historical Commission to meet March 19 in Anchorage03/09/15
Hatcher Pass -- East side fully open to snowmachines03/09/15
State Parks seeks advisory board members for northern area03/09/15
Hatcher Pass -- East side opens to snowmachines on limited basis03/06/15
Geologic guidebook commemorates 50th anniversary of '64 Earthquake03/04/15
Board of Forestry to meet March 23-2403/02/15
Southcentral communities team up with the State to tackle geologic hazards02/26/15
New geologic map available for the east-central North Slope02/26/15
"Color of the Wild" art show to feature state parks across Alaska02/26/15
New donations expand the Geologic Materials Center collection02/19/15
High winds, low snow mean high fire danger in Mat-Su02/06/15
Vallenar Bay Timber Sale Preliminary Best Interest Finding released02/05/15
Deadline approaches to renew Alaska livestock brands01/30/15
Historic Preservation Fund grant period opens01/27/15
Trails advisory board to meet Feb. 3-4 in Anchorage01/26/15
State grants Nuna royalty modification01/21/15
Public invited to scoping workshops for Kenai River Ranch master site plan01/13/15
Kenai River state park advisory board recruiting members01/12/15
Tonsina area electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey data01/02/15
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area and Denali State Park open to snowmachines12/29/14
Alaska State Parks celebrates 4th annual First Day Hikes12/19/14
167 Alaskans win opportunity to stake remote recreational cabin sites12/16/14
Where can I cut an Alaska Christmas Tree?12/04/13

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