Anan private permits to become available Feb. 1
January 25, 2018
The Wrangell Ranger District reported Tuesday that permits for the upcoming visiting season at Anan Wildlife Observatory will become available next week.
Managed by the United States Forest Service, the observatory is among Wrangell’s top visitor attractions. Its main attraction is its brown and black bear population, which congregate at the nearby stream during the late summer to feed on returning salmon. For local guides and outfitters the display draws visitors from around the world each summer. In a 2015 economic study conducted for the city, consultants found Anan’s economic impact...