Welcome to the Alaska Region

Fall colors on the Kenai River

Fall colors in the Kenai River Canyon, Chugach National Forest. 

Forest Service photo by Marion Glaser

Recent News


Southeast Alaska Sustainability Strategy

Sunrise over water

Thank you to everyone for participating in the 30-day input period for the initial investment initiative (Sept. 15-Oct. 18, 2021). Participants submitted 240 project proposals and 70 meeting requests. The USDA team is reviewing input and conducting meetings. We expect long-term, meaningful collaboration to continue beyond this input period. Stay tuned for updates.

Hunting on the forests

A man with a rifle and his dog stare into the distance.

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) manages Alaska’s wildlife populations. The Forest Service manages wildlife habitat along with wildlife populations, for subsistence purposes, on Forest Service managed lands in Alaska.  Please refer to the ADF&G website and the Federal Subsistence Management website for hunting regulations.

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AK Mushroom Guide

Bright red mushrooms

Fall means mushrooms on the forests. This guide will come in handy. 

Discover the Forest

Hiking in a forest

Make the forest part of your family's story. Find a forest near you on the Discover the Forest website.


Alaska Wood Energy

Burning log fire

Learn about the benefits of wood bioenergy in Alaska.

Voices of the Wilderness

A drawing of eggs and flowers

An Alaskan Artist-in-Residence program connecting artists with wilderness rangers.

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