Revision of the Land Management Plan for the Chugach National Forest

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The USDA Forest Service is currently revising of the 2002 Chugach National Forest land management plan (Forest Plan) following the requirements of the 2012 National Forest System Planning Rule.

Visit our Forest Planning for more details on the Forest Plan Revision process, Proposed Forest Plan documents and maps, and to get engaged. The Forest Service values public participation. Communications from the public regarding this project, including commenter’s names and contact information, will become part of the public record.

The 60 day public comment period on the Chugach National Forest Plan Revision (Forest Plan revision) opens December 18, 2015 and ends February 19, 2016. 

Submitting Comments

Comments may be sent in one of the following ways:  1) via this direct Comment Link or 2) send or deliver written comments to the Chugach National Forest’s Supervisor’s Office, Attn:  Forest Plan Revision, 161 East 1st Street, Door 8, Anchorage, AK  99501.

Proposed Forest Plan Documents:

Proposed Forest Plan maps

Documents that support revision of the Proposed Forest Plan

The revision of the 2002 Forest Plan involves three phases.

Phase l involved an evaluation of relevant information including existing ecological, economic, and social conditions and trends across the broader landscape that help inform the need to change the 2002 Forest Plan. This “snapshot” is considered during the creation of the proposed Forest Plan (Phase II). Phase lll will involve continuous observation and collection of information to track relevant conditions over time and measure management effectiveness.

The following documents are related to the Forest Plan Revision Process

2014 Assessment Report (completed during phase 1 of the Forest Plan process)

2014 Assessment Maps