Alaska Division of Forestry website: http://forestry.alaska.gov/
The Alaska Division of Forestry proudly serves Alaskans through forest management and wildland fire protection.
The Wildland Fire and Aviation Program provides safe, cost-effective and efficient fire protection services and related fire and aviation management activities to protect human life and values on State, private and municipal lands. The wildland fire program cooperates with other wildland fire agencies on a statewide, interagency basis.
Today is the last day of Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week, but it is important that we prevent fires and prepare for fires at all times. As we come into the weekend, we are expecting to increase in fire… Read More ›
Weather conditions have delayed the Creamer’s Field prescribed burn. The next possible date for the burn, also weather dependent, is Monday, May 12. More information is at Creamer’s Field Prescribed Burn – news release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 5, 2014 (Fairbanks, AK) – The Alaska Division of Forestry plans to conduct a prescribed burn on Wednesday, May 7, at the Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge on behalf of the Alaska Department of… Read More ›
Wildland fire in Alaska is inevitable; are you ready? Governor Sean Parnell has issued a proclamation designating May 3-9 as Alaska Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week. The proclamation states that public awareness of wildland fire prevention practices and preparedness… Read More ›
(Fairbanks, AK) – Alaska Division of Forestry permits for open burning are required each year from April 1 to August 31, per Alaska statute, and are subject to suspensions and closures. Permits are necessary for the burning of woody debris,… Read More ›