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Alaska Department of Natural Resources
Division of Mining, Land and Water

Area Plans
Tanana Basin Area Plan

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Area Plan Downloads

(Adopted 1985, Updated September 1991)

Most of the plan has been revised by the Eastern Tanana Area Plan and Yukon Tanana Area Plan. However, the area of state land around Tangle Lakes are still guided by this plan.

The first link below is for the entire document, which is quite large and may take considerable time to download on certain internet connections. The other links will take you to specific sections or pages for faster downloads.

Complete Plan PDF

Map of the Planning Area PDF

Map of Subregions in the Planning Area PDF

Summary Brochure of the Plan PDF

Plan Adoption Signatures PDF

Preface PDF

Includes: Cover, How to Use This Plan, Plan Adoption Signatures, Table of Contents, Acknowledgements, Planning Team 1990, Planning Team 1985, Errata

Introduction PDF

Includes: Summary of Purpose, How this Document is Organized, Description of the Planning Area, Why Plan for the Use of Public Land, What Decisions Are Made by the Plan, Land Use Designations, Resource Management Areas, Management Guidelines, How the Plan was Developed, Public Participation, Implementation of the Plan, Modification of the Plan, Summary of Land Use Designations

Subregion 1 - Fairbanks North Star Borough

Subregion 2 - Lower Tanana

Subregion 3 - Kantishna

Subregion 4 - Parks Highway and West Alaska Range

Subregion 5 - East Alaska Range

Subregion 6 - Upper Tanana

Subregion 7 - Delta Salcha

Subregion 8 - Remnant Rivers

Implementation PDF

Includes: Introduction, Area recommended for Legislative Designation, Proposed State Selections, Land Use Classifications, Mineral Orders, Public Trust Doctrine, Tanana Valley State Forest Management, Transportation Corridors, Trail Management, Municipal Entitlement, Instream Flow Reservations, Land Exchange, Issues to Address in Next Plan Update, Research and Monitoring, Procedures for Plan Modification and Amendment

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