Safety

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Alaska's Poisonous Plants!

Be an aware outdoor explorer and study up on wilderness plants and berries before you go outside!

Bear Barrel Rental

Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center has its own bear barrels for free rental to anyone recreating on Alaska's public lands.

Fire Safety in Alaska

Learn fire and campfire safety, before you travel or camp in Alaska.

National Wild Rivers

In Alaska there are 25 rivers designated as official Wild and Scenic Rivers totaling over 3,000 miles.

How to Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes and Pests

Learn all about the best defenses against insect pests for an enjoyable summer outside.

Backcountry Trip Planning Guide

Your trip in Alaska will be very different than any trip in the Lower 48, as services are less developed and infrequent, trails are non-existent...

Bear Safety

How to be safe around bears.

Mudflat Safety: Steer Clear!

On July 15, 1988, a tragic accident on the mudflats of Turnagain arm near Portage, Alaska claimed the life of newlywed Adeana Dickison.

Cold Weather Safety

Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to help keep out the cold when traveling in Alaska.

Diseases in Alaska

While Alaska is a fairly safe and clean place as far as diseases go, there are just a few visitors should be aware of.