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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program
Fred Williams, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Fred Williams by Bill Schneider and David Krupa on October 20, 1993 at his home in Copper Center, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Fred talks about protection of fish, access to park lands, and effects from increased tourism.

Digital Asset Information

Archive #: Oral History 95-71-13-02

Project: Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Date of Interview: Oct 20, 1993
Narrator(s): Fred Williams
Interviewer(s): Bill Schneider, David Krupa
Location of Interview:
Funding Partners:
National Park Service
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1) The protection park boundaries offer to the needs of fish

2) Access to park lands

3) The need for secondary roads and spreading out the tourist population

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Section 1: fish -- needs\ fish -- habitat\ stream -- erosion\ mining\ land -- protection\ state lands -- protections\ park -- fisheries\ game -- populations

Section 2: access -- aircraft\ roads -- build\ flying -- affordability\ access -- public\ trails\ access -- limitations\ resource -- management\ vehicles -- off road\ airplane -- charter\ vehicles -- 4 wheeler\ snowmachine\ story -- duck hunting\ roads -- increase access\ winter -- travel

Section 3: roads -- secondary\ recreation areas\ Glenn Highway\ Richardson Highway\ Nabesna Road\ Lake Louise Road\ McCarthy Road\ Anchorage\ people -- influx of