Alaska Community Forest Council to meet on Friday, August 12

(Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska Community Forest Council (ACFC) is holding its summer meeting on Friday, August 12, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Conference Room 102 at the Robert B. Atwood building in Anchorage.  

Members of the public are welcome to attend in person or via Zoom.  If you would like to join via Zoom please contact the Community Forestry Program at for more information. Agenda items include election of new council members, Division of Forestry State and Federal updates, and committee updates including removal and replacement of invasive species, ongoing and proposed grants and other items relevant to council business.  

This graphic shows a shovel full of dirt with a young sapling growing from it with the words Celebrate Alaska Arbor Day from the Alaska Community Forest Council.

The council is a nonprofit organization and advisory body to the Division of Forestry that works to improve Alaskans’ quality of life by expanding and caring for urban and community forests. The council promotes the management of trees and forests within communities to maximize the economic, environmental, and social benefits that trees provide.

Information about the council and the Division of Forestry’s Community Forestry Program is available on the web at, by contacting the Community Forestry Program office at 296-8465, or by contacting Elise Huggins, Chair, Alaska Community Forest Council at (907) 279-2688,

CONTACT: Josh Hightower, 907-269-8466,


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