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
"Annual Alaska Region Silviculture Meetings" Alaska Region silviculturists, silviculture technicians, research scientists, and other like-minded specialists met at the Juneau Forestry Sciences Laboratory April 27-30, 2015 to participate in the annual silviculture meeting.
"The Big Search for Tiny Ferns" For many years, Forest Service botanists have been interested in finding an elusive plant called Wright’s filmy fern (Hymenophyllum wrightii) in the Alaska Region.
"2014 Regional Forester Awards" Regional Forester Beth Pendleton and Deputy Regional Forester Becky Nourse recently announced the recipients of the 2014 Regional Forester Awards.