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

Notice about payments:


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 Governor's COVID-19 Disaster Order of Suspension No. 2 as amended, or the Director's Finding concerning extensions of certain land sale contract and lease payments. Contact the DMLW by email at dnr.dmlw.financialassistance@alaska.gov or by phone at (907) 269-8594. Thank you.

Notice of Adopted Changes to Regulations

Adopted Regulations Regarding Competitive Permitting

Proposed Regulations

None at this time.

Notice of Withdrawal of Proposed Regulations

None at this time.

Public Scoping Notices

AO 266 Scoping Notice Regarding Potential Revisions to Mining Regulations

Mining News & Topics

2020 Nome Offshore Lease Sale Results:


Watch the video of the Lease Sale on Alaska Department of Natural Resources Facebook page or view the results on our Nome Mining page.

Other Hot Topics & Links

ANWR Boundary Dispute Map


The State of Alaska has an appeal before the Interior Board of Land Appeals concerning the boundary of ANWR at the Canning River. The US Fish and Wildlife Service assertion of this boundary includes lands which were not included in the Public Land Order No. 2214 legal description.

Meadow Creek and Little Meadow Creek Reservations of Water


Upper and Lower Fish Creek Reservations of Water


Mulchatna River Reservations of Water


Stuyahok River Reservations of Water


Share your GPS Data.


DNR Survey Section is encouraging participation in the National Geodetic Survey's (NGS) "Sharing your OPUS Solution" program. You can make a difference; don't let your GPS data go to waste.

Kasilof River Special Use Area (KARSUA), North Side Improvements


Bristol Bay Area Plan Amendment 2013


Public Access Assertion and Defense needs your assistance to help preserve public access on Alaska roads and trails


Land Sales


Bureau of Land Management 2009


Information Resources


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