Welcome to the Alaska Region

Ski touring in Turnagain Pass

Chugach National Forest Avalanche Forecaster, Aleph Johnston Bloom and intern, Nikki Champion ski touring in Turnagain Pass, Chugach National Forest. 

Photo by Heather Thamm

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Alaska Fish Art Contest

Sockeye salmon on land about to be eaten by a brown bear

A creative learning opportunity for school-age students. Open through Mar 31.

Find the Alaska entry form here: https://bit.ly/3bXC3pR 

For more information go to the official website:  www.fishart.org

World Wetlands Day - Feb 2

Trumpeter Swans on the Copper River Delta.

The Alaska Region contains over a million acres of coastal wetlands, largely contained in three Key Coastal Wetland areas; the Copper River Delta, Yakutat Forelands, and Lower Stikine River, that support an array of fish and wildlife resources. 

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Forest Health

Orange hawkweed and invasive plant in Alaska

Feb 22-26 is National Invasive Species Awareness week. Learn about invasive plants in Alaska.

Winter Recreation

A snowy forested mountain

Have fun this winter and recreate responsibly.


Voices of the Wilderness

A drawing of eggs and flowers

An Alaskan Artist-in-Residence program. Learn more and apply.

Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

We are working on a sustainable recreation Master Plan...

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