Alaska Community Forest Council to meet on Friday, October 28

(Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska Community Forest Council (ACFC) is holding its fall meeting on Friday, October 28, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Conference Room 1236 at the Robert B. Atwood building in Anchorage. 

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.

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 onboarding of new council members, Division of Forestry & Fire Protection State and Federal updates, committee updates, ongoing and proposed grants, and other items relevant to council business. 

The council is a nonprofit organization and advisory body to the Division of Forestry & Fire Protection 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 & Fire Protection’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,

To download a copy of this ACFC release, click here.

Categories: AK Fire Info, Alaska Community Forest Council, Alaska DNR - Division of Forestry (DOF)

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