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Red-necked Phalarope in a wetland

Red-necked phaloropes breed on the Copper River Delta and winter as far south as Chile. 

Forest Service photo by Erin Cooper

Recent News


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Allan standing in the Philippines

We are celebrating Asian Americans and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) all month on Twitter.  Follow @AKForestService on Twitter for tweets featuring AANHPI staff from the Alaska Region sharing their voices and their heritage. 

May is American Wetlands Month

The Copper river Delta, tributaries run through bright green vegetation.

There are over a million acres of coastal wetlands in Alaska's national forests, largely contained in three Key Coastal Wetland areas; the Copper River Delta, Yakutat Forelands, and Lower Stikine River, that support an array of fish and wildlife resources. 

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Guide to Wildflowers

Forget-me-not flowers

This guide highlights 50 of the most common wildflowers in Alaska's national forests.

Reserve Cabins on Recreation.gov

Forest Service cabin

Recreation.gov is the best place to search for and book cabins in Alaska's national forests.


Wildfire Preparedness

flames of a fire

Learn how to be Firewise in Alaska from the Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group.

World Migratory Bird Day

Rufous Hummingbird

Celebrate the annual spring migration of birds by birdwatching or learning about birds. Visit the World Migratory Bird Day website.

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