Welcome to the Alaska Region

October - Exchange Expertise Globally. Forest Service and Park Officials sharing information. Forest Service Photo by Olivia Freeman Tongass Young Growth Inventory Portal story map. Northern Pygmy-Owl. Photo by Ben Limle Investigating spawning pink salmon. 'Chicken of the Woods' fungi.



Information on the Alaska Roadless Rule

Hiker on Deer Mountain stops to view the horizon.

The USDA Forest Service is seeking public comments and will host public information meetings as it prepares to develop a durable Alaska Roadless Rule to further Alaska’s economic development and other needs, while also conserving roadless areas for future generations.

Alaska Roadless Rule webpage

Historic Roadless Documents

Multilingual Animal Names

A Bald Eagle spreading it's wings atop an iceberg.

Please join us as we celebrate some of the many beautiful languages of the indigenous people of Alaska.

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Invasive Species Apps

Removing Elodea with a rake

Download one of these apps to help with detection and reporting of invasive species.

Forest Health Protection

Spruce Beetle

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


Voices of the Wilderness

Megan Perra sea kayaking near Sitka Alaska.

The Voices of the Wilderness artist residency is a unique opportunity modeled after traditional residencies in the national parks…with a twist.

49 Sites in the 49th State

49 Sites in the 49th State.

Special places in Alaska celebrated by the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act.

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