The Intro image has text that reads: Foster Resilient Ecosystems. Some kids cross-country skiing. A sled dog team races through a snowy scene. A scenic lake. A spawning salmon. A view of the Copper River Delta in summer. A hillside studded with various buildings on the edge of Valdez. A black bear looks out from a secluded shore. Three people studying a creek shore. Three people in a raft taking measurements.

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Draft Land Management Plan and DEIS Information

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The comment period has closed for the draft Land Management Plan and DEIS.

The draft documents reflect years of analyses and extensive public participation, and we appreciate the participation in our process.  Documents and information associated with the draft Land Management Plan can be found on our Land Management Plan Revision webpage.

Portage Curve Multimodal Connector Project

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The Chugach National Forest is proposing to construct a multimodal recreational path along the Seward Highway between Ingram Creek and an area north of Twentymile River.

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Helicopter Business Opportunities

The Chugach National Forest is determining interest in two temporary special use permits for commercially guided heli-skiing on the Seward and Cordova Ranger Districts for the 2019 season.

Chugach Children's Forest

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The Chugach Children’s Forest creates opportunities for Alaska’s diverse youth and communities to connect with the over five million acres of the Chugach National Forest.


Sterling Highway MP 45-60 Project

The Forest Service proposes a project-specific Forest Plan amendment to make this route consistent with the Chugach Forest Plan related to Federal Highway Administration Record of Decision.

Carter Lake Trail Work

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Chugach Children’s Forest created a new youth crew to engage on the forest. The Chugach Forest Conservation crew is made up of youth from Alaska who work with forest staff.

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