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Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve - News section for more.

  • Whale Waters Update for Glacier Bay Effective June 7th, 2023

    June 6, 2023 | 2:33 pm

    Glacier Bay announced today a 13-knot vessel speed limit near the entrance to the West Arm and near the Marble Islands. Recent sightings indicate that at least 18 humpback whales are feeding in these areas.

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  • Tour Vessel in Glacier Bay National Park Evacuated After Monday Morning Fire

    June 6, 2023 | 1:29 pm

    On Monday, June 5, 2023, the passenger vessel Wilderness Discoverer was disabled by a fire while traveling in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. The fire was extinguished and all 51 passengers and 16 crew were safely offloaded. No injuries were reported.

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  • Nesting Bird Temporary Closures

    May 20, 2023 | 10:57 am

    This notice is to inform visitors of temporary closures to foot traffic and minimum approach distance of 100 yards at four islands in Glacier Bay.

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  • Glacier Bay National Park Releases Environmental Monitoring and Compliance Program Results

    April 24, 2023 | 10:01 am

    Glacier Bay shares results of the Environmental Monitoring and Compliance Program (EMCP) initiated in 2022 to monitor cruise ship operations in the park.

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  • Glacier Bay concessions housing to be upgraded with approximately $16.7 million from the Great American Outdoors Act

    March 6, 2023 | 10:36 am

    Funded by the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve recently awarded an approximately $16.7 million construction contract to replace concession housing at Bartlett Cove.

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  • Glacier Bay Seeks Input on Draft Wilderness Management Plan

    February 15, 2023 | 2:00 pm

    Glacier Bay is accepting comments and feedback on a draft Backcountry and Wilderness Management Plan and Environmental Assessment by March 17. This plan builds on the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve General Management Plan and provides new adaptive tools for current and future park managers to preserve the 2.6 million acres of designated wilderness within Glacier Bay National Park.

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  • Glacier Bay Releases Final Marine Management Plan and Decision Document

    February 6, 2023 | 12:20 pm

    The National Park Service (NPS) has approved a plan for managing the marine waters of Glacier Bay National Park. The decision document is available on the NPS Planning, Environment & Public Comment page.

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  • Glacier Bay Seeking Comments for 2023 Compendium

    January 17, 2023 | 12:44 pm

    The Park Compendium is a compilation of all designations, closures and restrictions adopted under discretionary authority within the regulations covering national parks. It comes open for public comment annually.

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  • Partnership Effort Brings Sustainable Power to Glacier Bay National Park

    December 6, 2022 | 3:00 pm

    Glacier Bay National Park will transition from diesel generation to primarily hydroelectric power this week according to Park Superintendent Philip Hooge.

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  • NPS Seeks Feedback on Draft Marine Management Plan and Environmental Assessment

    November 30, 2022 | 9:15 am

    The National Park Service is seeking feedback on a Glacier Bay National Park draft Marine Management Plan and Environmental Assessment between November 30 and December 30, 2022.  

    Read more at nps.gov