U.S. Forest Service

Downtown Juneau as seen from the Mt. Bradley Trail in July 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Land swap to lead to logging in Southeast

A parcel of land on Douglas is involved in the deal.


Stream Watch expands to Anchor River

Stream Watch, a volunteer river-stewardship program on the Kenai Peninsula, is expanding its program to the Anchor River this year. The expansion is funded by… Continue reading


Russian River Campground road construction nearly done

The construction work is almost done but the public is still advised to be careful turning from the Sterling Highway into the Russian River Campground,… Continue reading


Hiker, stopped by snow in Resurrection Pass, rescued by troopers

A Soldotna man was rescued from the Resurrection Pass Trail on Sunday after encountering too much snow to continue. Alaska State Troopers used a helicopter… Continue reading

Public lands open for Christmas tree cutting

With Thanksgiving over and the floodgates officially open for Christmas décor, many people will be looking for that perfect spruce tree for their living rooms.… Continue reading

Spruce bark beetle activity spikes in Southcentral

Spruce bark beetle activity in Southcentral Alaska has jumped this summer, though it’s not as widespread as it was in the 1990s. The U.S. Forest… Continue reading