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kayakers in front of an imposing cliff

Kayakers near Nugget Falls on the Tongass National Forest, Juneau Ranger District.

Photo by Jon Gellings

Recent News


Alaska Region is Seeking Public Input on Outdoor Projects

The USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, is seeking public input on proposed outdoor recreation and infrastructure projects for 2022 and feedback on project ideas for 2023 through 2025. Projects may include work on cabins, campgrounds, trailheads, trails, roads, bridges, parking areas, visitor centers, day-use areas, boat ramps, marine facilities, and picnic areas.

USDA Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement for Alaska Roadless Rule

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the upcoming publication of a Final Environmental Impact Statement that describes the environmental effects of six alternatives, including whether the Tongass National Forest should be exempted from the 2001 Roadless Rule. 

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Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

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

Celebrating Wildflowers

Lupin growing near the trail.

Wildflowers are blooming so plan a visit to your National Forest today. 


Alaska Mental Health Trust Act

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

Equal value land exchange between the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and the Forest Service.

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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