Some NCCC team members jump for joy in Yakuta, Alaska. Achilles transport. Rachel Ertz, U.S. Forest Service, and Kimberly Anderson, Student Conservation Association, staff the Copper River Delta is home to us all mural coloring station. Macy, a student at the Hydaburg Culture Camp in July, proudly displays a product of the fly tying class..Sitka Black Tail Deer on Prince of Wales Island. Two black labs enjoying their hiking adventure with their best friend.   


The Fish Cams are live

Sockeye in Steep CreekMendenhall Fish Cam on the Tongass here!
Crooked Creek Fish Cam on the Chugach here!


49 Sites in the 49th State

49 Sites in the 49th State.Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act (October 15th, 2016). We’d like to start the celebration by highlighting 49 Sites in the 49th State (Alaska). Please enjoy your virtual tour of these very special places.


Mushrooms of the National Forests in Alaska

Mushrooms harvested.

This brochure presents an introduction to mushrooms and illustrates a number of the more common and interesting of our local species to help Alaskans and visitors to better understand and enjoy our magnificent national forests.

Bear Facts & Safety

Bear Facts & Safety Tips Logo.

The national forests of Alaska are home to thousands of black bears (Ursus americanus) and brown bears (Ursus arctos), and many people come to Alaska to see wild bears.

Know before you go! 

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Celebrating Wildflowers

Celebrating Wildflowers.

It's that time of year when the wildflowers are blooming so plan a visit to your National Forest today. 

VOTW Artist in Residence

2012 AiR Susan Watkins paints the breathtaking view of College Fiord in Nellie Juan-College Fiord.

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


America's Public Lands Explained

National Forests.

What’s the difference between a national park, national forest and national monument?

Wilderness & Wildlife Events

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

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