DNR Media Releases

DNR News Releases

TitleDate Posted
Board of Forestry to meet November 29 11/08/2017
Alaska Office of Boating Safety receives national recognition 11/08/2017
New maps describe tsunami hazards for Juneau and Kodiak 10/06/2017
First Alaska timber sale awarded under Good Neighbor Authority 09/21/2017
Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys releases its 5,000th publication 09/20/2017
DNR auctions Creek Bend House off Old Glenn Hwy 09/18/2017
Alaska Mental Health Trust fall statewide land sale features 64 parcels 09/12/2017
Heidi Hansen to serve as DNR deputy commissioner 09/08/2017
New board member sought for Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board 09/05/2017
Anchorage PIC to close at 4 p.m. daily through Sept. 8 08/28/2017
Alaska residents - Stake your own parcel of state land 08/21/2017
SnowTRAC annual meeting scheduled for September 6 08/21/2017
Albert Loop Trail at Eagle River Nature Center closed for season 08/18/2017
DNR issues decision on Colville River Unit expansion 08/04/2017
McCollums and Pinkelmans named Farm Family of the Year 08/01/2017
Geologic photos of Alaska available through searchable online tool 07/31/2017
Contracts awarded for private operation of Delta Area state parks 07/31/2017
Float Coat Song spreads life-saving safety message statewide 07/27/2017
Annual state land auction nets $2.27 million in high bids 07/13/2017
Board of Forestry to meet August 1 07/11/2017
State forestry firefighting crews head south to Lower 48 07/11/2017
Ethan Tyler appointed Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation Director 07/06/2017
State seeks private contractors to operate Delta Area state parks 07/05/2017
State receives six bids in Cook Inlet lease sale 06/21/2017
State opens bids for Cook Inlet and Alaska Peninsula lease sales on June 21 06/20/2017
State to hold Cook Inlet, Alaska Peninsula oil and gas lease sales on June 21 06/20/2017
Alaska Historical Commission to meet July 17 in Anchorage 06/15/2017
Farm to School Grant Awarded by USDA for Rural Alaska Projects 06/14/2017
DNR seeks public input on proposed revision to fee regulations 06/09/2017
State seeks nominations for 2017 Farm Family of the Year 06/08/2017
Independence Mine State Historical Park opens June 11 06/06/2017
Alaskans invited to join new $5 Alaska Grown, Five Month Challenge 06/01/2017
Join State Parks and partners for National Trails Day events June 2-4 05/24/2017
Public meetings scheduled on Kasilof River area projects 05/18/2017
Private sale of state owned meat plant finalized 05/16/2017
Recreational Trails Program grant application period starts earlier this year 05/16/2017
Wildland fire prevention and preparedness week is May 14-20 05/12/2017
Celebrate Arbor Day on May 15 05/10/2017
Alaskans invited to participate in Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day 05/03/2017
Celebrate Alaska Agriculture Day on May 2 04/28/2017
Prescribed burns planned at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson 04/26/2017
New day use and entrance fees to be implemented at state parks 04/21/2017
Public land access in Knik River watershed protected in settlement agreement 04/19/2017
Seasonal trail restrictions planned for Chena River State Recreation Area 04/17/2017
Historical Commission to discuss Fourth Avenue Theatre at April 24 meeting 04/13/2017
DNR increases oversight of Pebble activities on state land 04/11/2017
Big Delta State Historical Park launches project to protect historic properties 04/06/2017
Arbor Day grants available from Alaska Community Forest Council 04/06/2017
Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new members 04/05/2017
New burn permits required starting April 1 03/29/2017
Bidding open now for DNR's annual land auction for Alaskans 03/24/2017
Board of Forestry to meet April 14 in Ketchikan 03/23/2017
Alaska State Parks to launch new public use cabin reservation system 03/14/2017
Division of Agriculture accepting specialty crop grant applications 03/13/2017
Plant Materials Center annual seed sale begins April 19 03/08/2017
Grants available for community orchards and food forest projects 03/06/2017
Alaska State Parks seeks artists for 2017 residency program 02/14/2017
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council 01/24/2017
Nancy Lake Willow Creek and Denali state park units open to snowmobiles 01/18/2017
Kenai River state park advisory board recruiting members 01/09/2017
State trails advisory board to meet January 11 and 12 01/03/2017
State opposes BLM use of unproven technology for state land entitlement 12/19/2016
DNR Public Information Centers will be closed on Dec. 23 12/15/2016
Alaska receives $17.8 million in oil and gas lease sales 12/14/2016
Ice fishing huts available to rent on Interior lakes 12/08/2016
Board of Forestry to meet December 13 12/08/2016
How to harvest an Alaska-grown Christmas tree 12/05/2016
Public meetings planned on proposed Lower Kasilof drift boat takeout 11/29/2016
Where can I cut an Alaska Christmas tree? 11/25/2016
New report highlights mineral potential of Tok River area 11/10/2016
Alaska Historical Commission to meet November 16 in Anchorage 11/09/2016
Invasive Elodea found at Potter Marsh in Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge 11/08/2016
Proposals sought for lease or purchase of Mt McKinley Meat and Sausage plant 10/28/2016
Recruits sought for Chugach State Park Citizens Advisory Board 10/19/2016
Bank restoration project gets underway in Chena River State Recreation Area 10/06/2016
State geologists to map landslide hazards in Sitka 10/05/2016
New Livengood geology map and report highlight area's mineral potential 10/04/2016
2016 Alaska fire season numbers well below normal 09/30/2016
SnowTRAC grants approved for trail grooming and safety 09/28/2016
New maps of tsunami hazards for Alaska coastal communities 09/28/2016
Commissioner Mack issues statement on Prudhoe Bay Unit decision 09/23/2016
Community-based coastal monitoring project underway for Bristol Bay 09/15/2016
Mark Wiggin to serve as new DNR deputy commissioner 09/14/2016
Wildland fire risk reduction planned on JBER near Stuckagain Heights 09/09/2016
SnowTRAC annual meeting scheduled for September 20 09/09/2016
Petro Star royalty oil and gas contract approved by board 09/02/2016
Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting new members 09/01/2016
Historic Preservation Fund grant period opens for Certified Local Governments 08/19/2016
Albert Loop Trail at Eagle River Nature Center closing for season 08/11/2016
Grants available for snowmobile trail grooming and safety until August 16 08/10/2016
Grants available for Alaska Treaty of Cession projects 08/08/2016
Grants available for Land and Water Conservation Fund projects 07/29/2016
McHugh fire cause determined to be unextinguished campfire 07/28/2016
Plagermans named Farm Family of the Year 07/26/2016
Report shows oil and gas reservoir potential in Nanushuk Formation 07/21/2016
Portions of Chugach State Park closed due to McHugh Creek fire 07/20/2016
Alaska Historical Commission to meet July 25 07/15/2016
Annual state land auction nets $2.5 million in high bids 07/14/2016
Division of Forestry launches Campbell Creek greenbelt restoration project 07/13/2016
Celebrate safely this Fourth of July weekend 06/29/2016
Public input sought on preserving Alaska's cultural heritage 06/27/2016
Crow Pass Trail reopened between Heidi's Knob and Eagle River 06/24/2016
Public input sought on state outdoor recreation plan 06/24/2016
Alaska Invasive Species Awareness Week proclaimed June 20-26 06/17/2016
Crow Pass Trail closed between Heidi's Knob and Eagle River due to bear activity 06/10/2016
State seeks nominations for 2016 Farm Family of the Year 06/08/2016
Contract for Vallenar Bay Timber Access Road awarded 06/06/2016
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council 06/01/2016
Alaska wildland fires from 2015 still pose risks this year 06/01/2016
State Parks to host National Trails Day events in Kachemak Bay 05/31/2016
Public invited to Donnelly Dome hike on June 4 in honor of National Trails Day 05/31/2016
Alaska State Parks seeking information on Angel Rocks vandalism 05/19/2016
New fees implemented at Lower Chatanika and Big Delta park units 05/19/2016
Celebrate Safe Boating Week with "Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day" 05/19/2016
Kenai River state park advisory board recruiting members 05/13/2016
Alaska towns, campuses and utilities recognized by Arbor Day Foundation 05/12/2016
State posts aerial photos and elevation data for western Alaska communities 05/12/2016
Proposals sought for lease with option to purchase Mt. McKinley meat plant 05/09/2016
Campground activities planned May 7 at Juneau and Anchorage state parks 05/03/2016
10 artists picked for state park residency program at Ernest Gruening Cabin 05/03/2016
Celebrate Alaska Agriculture Day on May 3 05/02/2016
Prescribed burn planned for Creamer's Field on May 3 04/29/2016
Prescribed burns planned at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson 04/26/2016
Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new members 04/25/2016
Alaska to celebrate 50th anniversary of Arbor Day 04/22/2016
Seasonal trail restrictions planned for Chena River State Recreation Area 04/13/2016
Bidding open now for DNR's annual land auction for Alaskans 03/25/2016
Public comment sought on Mt. McKinley Meat and Sausage plant 03/24/2016
Alaska native grass, grain, and flower seed sale begins on April 13 03/23/2016
National Park Service to continue maintaining Sitka state historical parks 03/22/2016
State moves forward with Tesoro royalty oil sale 03/18/2016
State seeks operator for Porcupine Creek State Recreation Site 03/17/2016
Burn permits required starting April 1 03/17/2016
State seeks operator for Twin Bears Camp 03/15/2016
New mineral potential identified south of Tok 03/15/2016
Division of Forestry urges caution when burning 03/11/2016
Specialty crop grants available to Alaska applicants 03/08/2016
Commissioner Adopts Southeast State Forest Management Plan 03/02/2016
State forestry office in Haines opens for season 03/01/2016
Salcha firewood cutting area now open to public 02/19/2016
Public input sought on revised plans for Kasilof River north side improvements 02/18/2016
Contractor sought to operate Valdez area state park facilities 02/17/2016
Commissioner Mark Myers announces retirement 02/16/2016
Alaska Historical Commission to meet Feb. 23 in Anchorage 02/12/2016
Board of Forestry to meet March 1 02/09/2016
New fees go into effect soon at Kodiak area state parks 02/04/2016
Ketchikan State Parks Citizen Advisory Board recruiting new members 01/27/2016
Kenai River state park advisory board recruiting members 01/14/2016
Alaska State Parks seeks artists for 2016 residency program 01/04/2016
Trails advisory board to meet Jan. 6-7 in Anchorage 12/28/2015
Alaska State Parks hosts First Day excursions in Homer and Delta Junction 12/22/2015
Ice fishing huts now available in Fairbanks area 12/18/2015
Keech named new Fairbanks/Delta area forester 12/16/2015
Northern Area State Parks Citizen Advisory Board seeks new members 12/09/2015
Tanana Valley State Forest advisory committee seeks new members 12/07/2015

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