Alaska’s national forests will see more cabin and trail improvements under a new public-private partnership. A nonprofit group long involved in Juneau maintenance work is increasing its role in the Tongass and Chugach National Forests.
The U.S. Forest Service is trying to learn more about the users of trails and recreation sites in the Tongass National Forest. Mike Mullin, natural resource specialist with the Sitka Ranger District, discussed the National Visitor Use Monitoring Program that every federal forest employs. Downloadable audio.