Welcome to the Alaska Region

Strengthen ties to communities. Working on the Republic of Congo. Photo by Roni Ziade Tongass Young Growth Inventory Portal story map. Northern Pygmy-Owl. Photo by Ben Limle Investigating spawning pink salmon. 'Chicken of the Woods' fungi.


Recent News


Voices of the Wilderness

Megan Perra sea kayaking near Sitka Alaska.

The Voices of the Wilderness artist residency is a unique opportunity and applications for this year's residency are have being extended until March 25, 2018.

Becoming an Artist in Residence...

Tongass Young Growth Inventory Portal

Tongass Young Growth Story Map screenshot.

The Tongass Young Growth Inventory Portal story map will provide stand-level inventory data and information for decision makers and stakeholders in the Alaska region, in support of the Tongass National Forest's transition to primarily young-growth timber harvest.

View All Features


Forest Health Protection

Spruce Beetle

Learn more about important forest insects and diseases in Alaska’s forests. Start learning now...


Alaska Mental Health Trust Act

Sr Review Appraiser Greg Graybadger and Regional Review Appraiser William Crawford in Petersburg.

Learn more about the equal value land exchange between the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (AMHTA) and the Forest Service.

NatureWatch Alaska

Photographer photographing a large flock of shorebirds in Cordova.

Summer is coming and we'd like to help you start planning your Alaska vacation. Use our interactive map to select the location in Alaska that you want to visit.


View All Spotlights