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Land Management Plan Released Opening 60 Day Objection Period

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The Chugach National Forest has released its draft record of decision, final environmental impact statement, 2019 Chugach National Forest  Land Management Plan, and Regional Forester’s list of species of conservation concern.  A legal notice published in the Anchorage Daily News initiates a 60-day objection period related to this release. The objection process gives stakeholders a chance to bring forward any unresolved concerns shared during formal comment periods, or concerns related to information not available during comment periods. For more information visit: Land Management Plan Revision webpage

Iditarod National Historic Trail - Shared Stewardship

Get engaged in helping on the Iditarod National Historic Trail. The Forest Service is coordinating with partners, communities, and volunteers to share stewardship of this unique and historic trail system. Shared stewardship fosters the productive and sustainable use of forest lands, contributes to the economic health of rural communities through use and access opportunities, engages youth in conservation stewardship, promotes healthy, active lifestyles, and ensures we serve the communities.

These goals are only achievable with the help of Forest Service partners, grant opportunities, volunteers, Tribes, and community engagement.

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Artist in Residence 2019

The 2019 Artist in Residence, Valisa Higman, shares her thoughts and her art after spending two weeks in the Nellie Juan-College Fiord Wilderness Study Area.

Forest Interns, Volunteers, and Work Crews

Engaging youth in conservation stewardship; promoting healthy lifestyles; and serving communities contribute to a vibrant America. Find out more about the many faces of our volunteers!


Chugach Children's Forest

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The Chugach Children’s Forest creates opportunities for Alaska’s diverse youth and communities to connect with the over five million acres of the Chugach National Forest.

Portage Curve – Recreational Connector

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The Chugach National Forest is proposing to construct a multimodal recreational path along the Seward Highway between Ingram Creek and an area north of Twentymile River.

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