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Individual land buyers, lessees of state land, or permittees who are unable to make their payments should immediately contact the Division of Mining, Land and Water (DMLW) to discuss ways to address their financial hardship and payments due, consistent with the COVID-19 Outbreak Health Order 1: Suspension of Laws and Appendix A, or the Director's Finding concerning extensions of certain land sale contract and lease payments, or the Commissioner's Order of Extension for mining payments.

Susitna Forestry Guidelines

Chapter 1 Introduction (PDF)

Includes: Summary of Purpose, Relationship to Land Use Plans and Legislation, Area Affected by Susitna Forest Guidelines, Planning Process, Who Implements the Guidelines

Chapter 2 Forest Management Guidelines
  • Section I (PDF) Forest Management Program
    Includes: Timber Sale Program and Timber Base, Personal Use Wood, Research Natural Area and Experimental Forests, Fire Management
  • Section II (PDF) Timber Sale Design and Management
    Includes: Public Use, Timber Sale Design, Harvesting Systems, Harvesting Schedules, Slash Disposal, Site Preparation, Reforestation, Use of Chemicals
  • Section III (PDF) Management of Special Areas
    Includes: Agricultural Lands, Bald Eagle Habitat, Brown Bear Habitat, Deception Creek, Fish and Wildlife Habitat – General, Heritage Sites, Marten Habitat, Moose Habitat, Private Lands, Recreation and Scenic Resources, Rivers, Streams, and Lakes, Trail Corridors, Trumpeter Swan Nesting Areas, Wetlands
  • Section IV (PDF) Access Design and Management
    Includes: Access Location and Design, Road Construction, Road Management
  • Section V (PDF) Public Notice and Interagency Coordination
Chapter 3 Implementation (PDF)

Includes: Procedures for Guideline Modification, Research, Recommended Changes in Land Use Plans, Funding and Enforcement, Rights-of-way

  • Appendix A (PDF) Glossary
  • Appendix B (PDF) Citizens’ Advisory Committee Participating Organizations
  • Appendix C-1 (PDF) Gross Timber Acreage by Subunit
  • Appendix C-2 (PDF) Gross Timber Volume by Subunit
  • Appendix D (PDF) Forest Land Use Plan Requirements
  • Appendix E (PDF) Recreation Opportunity Spectrum for the Susitna Forestry Guidelines Area
  • Appendix F (PDF) Requirements for Winter Travel
  • Appendix G (PDF) Acknowledgements, Planning Team, Staff, Technical Advisors and Signature Pages
  • Appendix H (PDF) Publications Related to the Guidelines

Index (PDF)

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