Welcome to the Alaska Region

April – Build on “caring for the land and serving people” Photo by Joe Barker Tongass Young Growth Inventory Portal story map. Northern Pygmy-Owl. Photo by Ben Limle Investigating spawning pink salmon. 'Chicken of the Woods' fungi.

 

Features

Birding Festivals in the Alaska Region

Three youngsters looking for shorebirds at low tide.

Springtime in Alaska marks the annual migration of millions of birds that make their journey along the Pacific Flyway from southern wintering grounds in the United States and Mexico, and as far away as Central and South America The excellent breeding habitats of the Chugach National Forest and Tongass National Forest serve as staging sites for this annual ritual.

And you're invited.


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.


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Spotlights

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.

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.

 



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