An international team of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation, along with the Sitka Tribe of Alasaka, and the Forest Service work closely to piece together a shipwreck from the 19th century. National Science Foundation Press Release.
Photo by Dave McMahan of the Sitka Historical Society shows a collection of artifacts discovered.
The Chugach National Forest
Provider of this year's Capitol Christmas Tree
Faces of the Chugach - As part of our yearlong celebration of the 2015 Capitol Christmas Tree, we are sharing stories of our partners, as well as stories of the outstanding employees who serve as stewards and managers of this “jewel” of the National Forest System
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...
The Anan Wildlife Observatory is 30 miles southeast of the town of Wrangell, located on Anan Creek. The creek has the largest run of pink salmon in Southeast Alaska providing a salmon buffet for a high density of black and brown bears.