50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act
In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Act, designating 9.1 million acres of federal land as wilderness ...
150 years since the Purchase of Alaska
The modern state of Alaska first took shape nearly 150 years ago, when the United States bought Alaska from Russia in 1867. We’re planning the 150th anniversary celebration in 2017...
Anchorage turns 100
Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage, kicks off its centennial celebration in 2013 with museum exhibits and celebrations of all kinds. Originally established in...
100th anniversary of the National Park Service
In 2016, the National Park Service will celebrate its 100th anniversary, and there’s no better place to explore ...
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Chugach National Forest
Only a third as large as Tongass National Forest, its twin in the Southeast Alaska, Chugach is still the second-largest national forest in the country and an impressive area...
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