Hoonah District Ranger, Art Burbank, presents Chris Budke with the 2015 Forest Management Employee of the Year Award. Betsi Oliver, Risk Management and Youth Programs Coordinator. Chugach Children’s Forest alumni and their mentors take a selfie with U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell. Maia Draper-Reich on the MV Ptarmagin. Geri Keh at work on the MV Ptarmigan sharing information with visitors about the glacier. BBVC Interns Maia and Beata with Smokey at Kid's Fish Day in Portage Valley. Sheila Spores plants trees on Prince of Wales Island.



2016 Hummingbird Festival

2016 Hummingbird Logo

Call for Artists for the 2016 Hummingbird Festival Juried Art Show

Opening Reception Friday, April 1, 2016, 5-7pm

Southeast Alaska Discovery Center

Alaska Region: Career Adventure I

Abby Lane. Intern with Alaska Region Forest Management.

The Alaska Region offers numerous career opportunities on the Tongass and Chugach National Forests.  On the Tongass there are 10 Ranger District offices, and on the Chugach there are 3. If you are applying for jobs, please take a moment to experience the unique ecosystems that you will be working in that require travel by planes and boats.  See current listing of Alaska Region job openings here...

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Artist in Residence

Susan Watkins painting at Pakenham

The Voices of the Wilderness artist residency is a unique opportunity.


Wilderness & Wildlife Events

A quick glance at wilderness and wildlife events and festivals around Alaska in 2015.