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

Management Plans
Haines State Forest

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Management Plan Downloads

(Adopted August 2002)

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

Includes the following:

Chapter 1: Establishment and Purpose of the Haines State Forest – This chapter describes the planning area in detail and describes the purposes and intent of the plan as well as the relationship to the other DNR plans.

Differences between State Forest Plan and Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Plan / Purpose and Organization / Study Area / Relationship of this Plan to other DNR Plans / Resource, Land Status, Recreational Forestry, and Habitat Research / Plan Implementation / Modification of the plan

Map 1-1: Boundary of Haines State Forest & Generalized Land Status, Page 1-3 PDF Map 1-2: Habitat and Anadromous Streams, Page 1-9 PDF

Chapter 2: Forest-Wide Land Management Policies – This chapter describes the forest-wide land management policies for major resource and land use categories.

Fish and Wildlife / Forest Resources / Forest Protection / Recreation / Subsurface Resources & Materials / Transportation / Water Quality & Quantity, Wetlands and Riparian Areas.

Map 2-1: Timber Inventory & Timber Management Areas – Northern Area, Page 2-9 PDF Map 2-2: Timber Inventory & Timber Management Areas – Southern Area, Page 2-11 PDF

Chapter 3: Land Management Policies for Management Units – This Chapter describes the management units and in detail and discusses for each unit land classification, management intent and authorizations. Boundary maps are included in this chapter for each unit and its subunits. The boundaries of the management units and subunits are generally the same as the 1985 plan.

Unit 1, Kelsall River / Unit 2, East Chilkat River / Unit 3, Klehini River / Unit 4, Chilkat Lake / Unit 5, Takhin/Kicking Horse / Unit 6 Chilkat Inlet / Unit 7, Haines Hwy. and Lower Chilkat River / Unit 8, Chilkoot Lake / Unit 9, Ferebee River

Map 3-1: Management Units, Page 3-3 PDF Map 3-2: Mgt. Unit 1, Kelsall River, Page 3-7 PDF Map 3-3: Mgt. Unit 2, East Chilkat River, Page 3-15 PDF Map 3-4: Mgt. Unit 3, Klehini River, Page 3-21 PDF Map 3-5: Mgt. Unit 4, Chilkat Lake, Page 3-33 PDF Map 3-6: Mgt. Unit 5, Takhin/Kicking Horse, Page 3-41 PDF Map 3-7: Mgt. Unit 6, Chilkat Inlet, Page 3-45 PDF Map 3-8: Mgt. Unit 7, Haines Highway & Lower Chilkat River, Page 3-53 PDF Map 3-9: Mgt. Unit 8, Chilkoot Lake, Page 3-59 PDF Map 3-10: Mgt. Unit 9, Ferebee River, Page 3-71 PDF

Chapter 4: Plan Implementation – This chapter summarizes the actions necessary to implement the plan

Land Classification Order / Mineral Entry and Leasehold Location Orders / Special Use Designations / Management Agreement / Five-Year Schedule of Forest Management Activities / Cooperative Management Agreement / Responsibilities for Plan Implementation / Future Research / Plan Modification and Procedures for Appeal

Appendices PDF

Includes: Glossary / Special Land Use Designation 106929 / Mineral Closing Order #771 / Mineral Leasehold Location Order No. 25 / Special Use Land Designation 106858 / Land Classification Order No. SE-02-02 / Management Agreement between DNR Divisions / Land Classifications / Cooperative Agreement between DNR Divisions / Results of Community Recreation Survey / Special Use Designation 106939

Appendix B Map: Haines State Forest, Mt. Ripinski Non-Motorized Area PDF Appendix G Map: Chilkoot River Road PDF Appendix K Map: Attachment to Commercial Helicopter SUD (Heliskiing Use and Non-Use) PDF
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