Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions


Yukon River Chapter Virtual Meeting - Update on Interior Alaska's Forest Inventory and Analysis program

The Yukon River Chapter is hosting a virtual technical presentation, "Update on Interior Alaska's Forest Inventory and Analysis program." Miho Welton, FIA Coordinator, manages the interior Alaska FIA program and will provide an update to the status of FIA efforts over the past 5 years. Alaska DNR has partnered up with the USFS on establishing the interior Alaska forest inventory program now in its 6th year.

Juneau Chapter Virtual Meeting - Barnacle: Coast to Kitchen

Juneau Chapter Meeting Barnacle: Coast to Kitchen

January 21, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. (AST)

Lia Heifetz, a local kelp farmer and cofounder of Barnacle Foods, will discuss the science of kelp farming. Kelp farming is a low input, sustainable, natural form of aquaculture with a huge range of existing and potential products. It is an emerging and growing industry in the coastal Pacific Northwest and has many parallels with forestry from a natural resource management standpoint.

This meeting has been approved for 0.50 credits.

2020 Alaska SAF Annual Meeting

Alaska Society of American Foresters 2020 Annual Meeting -- Cancelled

Due to the national health emergency caused by the COVID-19 virus, the 2020 AK SAF meeting has been canceled. 

Thank you to everyone who registered, your registration fees will be refunded in full. We will be in touch with you directly to work out the refund if you have registered and paid already.

Alaska Region Forest Service - strategic priorities

This linked letter sets out strategic priorities to guide the Alaska Region - Forest Service over the coming years. In allocating budgets, filling vacancies, and making hard choices, I have asked the Regional Leadership Team to prioritize active management and customer service, in partnership with the State, Tribes, local communities, and volunteers.