SourDough News Archive - 2014



SourDough News provides information and news on U.S. Forest Service activities and national forests in the Alaska Region.  In Alaska and the western Canadian territories during the Klondike Gold Rush, old miners, full of experiences and stories, came to be called “sourdoughs,” a term still applied today, and appropriately, is the name to share Forest Service stories




"Have you seen this disease?"
Highbush cranberry (Viburnum edule) grows throughout much of Alaska...

"The Forest Service Museum - Preserving U.S. Forest Service Heritage"
Over 100 years ago, the concept of setting aside public domain for multiple use management of natural resources on a large scale was unknown.

"Outfitter and Guide Training: How to be successful in Southeast Alaska"
Outfitters and guides who work in the Tongass National Forest and Glacier Bay National Park recently had the opportunity to attend a training program on tour guide operating in Southeast Alaska.

"Karta River: Classroom in the Wilderness"
Wilderness Rangers have been working with classes at Craig High School to develop monitoring projects that get kids out, into the field, doing real research

"Chugach National Forest’s Women of Wilderness Foster Future Women of Science"
Girl Scouts get the opportunity to create their own private Wilderness at this year’s Women of Science and Technology Day