Welcome to the Alaska Region

Inspire the next generation of Conservation Leaders.  Northern Pygmy-Owl. Photo by Ben Limle  Investigating spawning pink salmon.  'Chicken of the Woods' fungi.

 

The Good Neighbor Tree

A Sitka spruce from Yakutat is being delivered to the Governor’s House for display at Alaska's State Capital in Juneau. The tree highlights the special relationships between the Forest Service, Alaska Native Peoples, the State of Alaska and rural communities.

Alaska Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott, Forestry Technician Glenn Israelson of Yakutat, and Toni Mallott attend the cutting of the tree.

Alaska Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott, Forestry Technician Glenn Israelson of Yakutat, and Toni Mallott attend the cutting of the tree.
Photo by Teresa Swanson, Yakutat Ranger District

Features

Holiday Tree Cutting Time

US Forest Service Shield with a decorated Christmas Tree in the center.


Heading out on your National Forest to get this year's holiday tree can be a great way to get out in the woods and to create a treasured family tradition.

What to do if you are on the Chugach

Stop by your local office on the Tongass


Winners of the Alaska Region's 2017 Photo Contest

Lena Beach Picnic Site on the Tongass National Forest, Juneau Ranger District. Photo by Jon Gellings

Enjoy this year's amazing winning photos from our 2017 Employees Photo Contest of both the Chugach and Tongass National Forests on our Flickr page.


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Spotlights

Interactive Visitor Map

IVM for R10

Checkout our interactive visitor map to find places and activities to plan your next forest adventure.

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.

 




America's Public Lands Explained

National Forests.

What’s the difference between a national park, national forest and national monument?

Voices of the Wilderness

Lindsay Carron sketches the landscape

A unique residency opportunity in the Alaskan wilderness for artists.



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Highlights