Tag: Chugach National Forest

PWSRAC seeks project applications

Applications for projects to enhance forest ecosystems or restore and improve land health and water quality within Chugach National Forest are being sought through...

Learn to avoid traps on Chugach trails

When traveling on winter trails in Chugach National Forest, particularly in years when snowfall is abundant, hikers should be very cautious about going beyond areas where roads are plowed, to avoid getting themselves or their pets caught in traps, a veteran U.S. Forest Service official advises.

Winter motorized sports now open across the Chugach

It’s fall on the calendar, but it certainly feels like winter on the Cordova Ranger District. Early season snowfall means a winter wonderland brimming with recreation activities: skating, snowshoeing, snowmachining, snowboarding and skiing.

Schmid named regional forester of the Alaska Region

David E. Schmid, who has served as acting regional forester for the Alaska region since this past spring, has been named permanently to that...

Cordova Chronicles: USFS gets it right

Public agencies — be they federal, state, or local — have been, and always will be, traditional targets of small-town criticism.Sitting right in the...

Council approves three new Trails Committee members

The Trails Committee has expanded to six seats after receiving three letters of interest to fill two vacant seats.At Mayor Clay Koplin’s suggestion, Michelle...

Cordova’s 2018 Fungus Festival bathed in sunshine

Beautiful weather, energetic mycologists and mouthwatering mushroom dishes created the perfect palette for the Cordova Fungus Festival this past weekend.People of all ages ventured...

Comment now on draft plans, EIS for Chugach National Forest

Draft plans for the future of the 5.4 million-acre Chugach National Forest are now out for review, with a Nov. 1 deadline for public...

Hikers charged by brown bear sow on Ridge Trail

Three hikers charged in a surprise attack by a brown bear sow with cub in tow on Ridge Trail escaped life threatening injuries, thanks...

Historic Trail celebrates 40th anniversary

By Alicia King For The Cordova TimesEditor’s note: To learn about volunteer opportunities for the trail system in the Cordova area of Chugach National Forest...
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