Gates of the Arctic staff along with partners from other agencies and academic institutions conduct work in the park to learn about and protect the park's ecological systems, wildlife, and historic sites. Here you'll find brief project updates that describe these research and resource management activities.
Using radio collars to track movements and behaviors of Caribou and Moose is an ongoing effort of park biologists.
Management of subsistence resources and activities is a community effort through the Subsistence Resource Commission.
Snowshoe Hare Project (pdf 1386kb)
This report provides updates on the long term Snowshoe Hare study around the eastern boundary of the park.
The history and significance of the Arrigetch Peaks: "The Fingers of the Hand Outstretched"
Excavations at a 7,000 year old hunting camp deep in the Brooks Range.
Archaeological Survey at Walker Lake (pdf 1984kb)
Results from investigations in 2013 near the south end of Walker Lake.
Results of preliminary investigations of a 4,000 year old archaeological site.
Using geochemical analyses to investigate archaeological obsidian.
Description and analysis of a prehistoric wooden bow found near the Nigu River.
Last updated: April 10, 2019