Welcome to the Alaska Region

Rufous Hummingbird flying near salmonberry

A male rufous hummingbird nectaring on salmonberry flowers near Ward Creek. Ketchikan Misty Fjords Ranger District, Tongass National Forest.

USFS Photo by Ben Limle


National Wildlife Week April 5-9

Brown bear walking through water

Learn about the wildlife of the Alaska Region.

Bears of Alaska

Birds of Alaska 

Multilingual Animal Names

Alaska's Forest Fish

National Environmental Education Week April 19-23

A ranger talks to two kids

Find environmental education resources for your national forests on the:

Alaska Region Learning Center 

Chugach National Forest Learning Center

Tongass National Forest Learning Center


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Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month

Spruce Aphid on spruce needle

View Alaska forest health highlights from 2020.

Tongass National Forest

Tale of a whale above the water

View the 2020 annual report.


Chugach National Forest

Sunset on a glacier lake

View the 2020 annual report and storymap

Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

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

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