Inside view of Discovery Center. View of Mendenhall Glacier from the visitor center. Tongass Advisory Council pose for picture. The trail crew pauses work to celebrate the bridge’s construction. Kate stands beside Alaska Railroad train. Picturesque photo of Portage Lake by Burnie Schultz.                               


Voices of the Wilderness 2015 summer residencies.

Artist conducting study.

We are pleased to announce that there are more opportunities than ever before—ten Alaskan wilderness areas hosted by the US Forest Service, National Park Service and US Fish & Wildlife Service will be selecting artists for next summer to be partnered with wilderness experts and engaged in stewardship duties, while residing in a backcountry setting. 

Sealaska Land Entitlement Finalization

Aerial view of Yakutat forest.

In December 2014, Congress passed legislation that finalized the remaining Sealaska allotment under ANCSA, enabling the conveyance of 18 parcels in Southeast Alaska. 

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Artist in Residence

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