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Funny River wildfire holds at 193,000 acres, burn ban lifted

...campfires are allowed, but only in developed campsites in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, state parks and Chugach National forest lands on the Kenai Peninsula. Campfires must be in a metal fire grate in a developed campsites, according to...
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...entire Kenai Peninsula. Also included are the Chugach National Forest lands on the Kenai Peninsula, Kenai Fjords National...including campfires, prohibited in state parks, Chugach National Forest, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge In response to...
Stream Watch program gears up for 20th year of helping out rivers

Now in its 20th year Stream Watch, founded in 1994 by the Chugach National Forest and a group of concerned citizens, is an award winning volunteer program that promotes river stewardship on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula...
Les Palmer: Don't run!

...your distance," yes. But not at a run."Don't Run," the Web site of the Cordova Ranger District of the Chugach National Forest advises. It goes on to warn: "You can't outrun a bear. They have been clocked at speeds up to 35 mph, and...
What others say: Know the snow, before you go

...side of caution.- Juneau Empire,Jan. 10Editor's note: Find Kenai Peninsula avalanche information on the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center website,
Big Kenai Peninsula snowfall causes Christmas outages, avalanche warnings

...triggered an avalanche warning for the Kenai and western Chugach Mountains and in the eastern Turnagain Arm area. The Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center's warning was for 24 hours starting Tuesday at 6 a.m., but officials said human-triggered...
Forest Service begins revision of Chugach plan

Every year, thousands of people visit, play, prospect and work on the 5.4 million-acre Chugach National Forest. Now the Forest Service is looking for suggestions on how to improve its management plan. A team of Forest Service employees...
Refuge notebook: Time for Refuge Clean Up Green Up

...Nationally designated by the U.S. Forest Service as a scenic byway where it winds through our neighboring Chugach National Forest, the Sterling Highway offers spectacular views that few imagine complimented by tumbling grocery bags. On May...
Refuge notebook: These are a few of my favorite things

...uses is allowed without a special use permit. Noncommercial gathering of edible plants is also allowed in the Chugach National Forest and in small amounts on Alaska state lands.Regardless of land ownership and permissions, wild plants should...
Local nonprofit finishing Nikiski playground, looking ahead

...give them a meaningful summer job," said Elvira Wolf. Since its beginnings, the Corps have partnered with Chugach National Forest, offering trail maintenance jobs to youth members. The Corps have invested a total of 67,000 hours and involved...


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