Community Prospectus Website

Community Prospectus Website

HEDC, in contract with Element Agency, an Alaska-based creative agency, developed the site to be both a resource and a guide to what life in Haines could look like for prospective families and investors. The high-level economic goal for this site is to attract five...
Socio-Economic Study Palmer Project

Socio-Economic Study Palmer Project

Haines Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with the Haines Borough, will be working on producing a report that studies the social and economic impacts during the exploration phase of the Palmer project. Please use the form below to submit your comment:...
Master Trails Plan

Master Trails Plan

Goals: ● Create the first master trails plan for Haines. ● A major goal of this project is to improve working relationships with key land management agencies including Alaska Mental Health Trust, University of Alaska, Alaska State Parks, Haines State Forest, Haines...
Recreation Economy for Rural Communities

Recreation Economy for Rural Communities

Outdoor activities are increasingly popular across the United States, and the Chilkat Valley is no exception. A wide variety of outdoor activities are available: Cross-country skiing, backpacking, backcountry skiing, hiking, bird watching, kayaking, wild ice skating,...