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​Land Ownership

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The Western Alaska LCC geography includes a diversity of ecosystems and of land status.  Approximately 50 percent of the geography are public lands managed through Department of Interior agencies.  The State of Alaska and Regional or Village Corporation lands constitute approximately 47 percent of the remaining geography.  Only a small portion is in private ownership. 


Land manager/owner

Acres

Hectares

Percent of total

Bureau of Land Management

12,372,795

5,007,113

13

Department of Defense

45,265

18,318

<1

Fish and Wildlife ​​Service

23,896,751

11,491,803

30

National Park Service

8,737,908

3,536,120

9

Private

1,785,640

722,626

2

Regional and Village Corp.

19,411,409

7,855,550

21

State owned or managed

23,894,922

9,669,971

25

Total

90,144,690

38,301,501

100