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Yellow cedar under consideration for endangered species protection

...greenhouse gas emissions, we're going to lose yellow cedars," she said.Owen Graham, executive director of the Alaska Forest Association, a timber industry trade association, said no listing is warranted."It's kind of silly," he said from...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/yellow-cedar-under-consideration-end
Outdoors
Conservation groups take Big Thorne fight to higher court

...were the State of Alaska, Southeast Conference, Alaska Electric Light and Power, the City of Craig and the Alaska Forest Association, according to information provided by the USFS.In a short statement released after Beistline's decision...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-28/conservation-groups-take-big-thorne-fig
State | Local | AK legislature
Study: Tongass transition stalled

...seriously."The study also said preparing the sale cost the service - and taxpayers - a total $57 million. Alaska Forest Association Executive Director and timber industry expert Owen Graham said he was so flummoxed by that number he called...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/study-tongass-transition-stalled
Local
Industry could suffer if Big Thorne stalls

...mid-sized mill in Southeast. As recently as 2008, there were three mills of its size, said Owen Graham, Alaska Forest Association executive director. He fears the death of the industry if things don't change soon, he said."(Viking...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-08/industry-could-suffer-if-big-thorne-sta
Local
Scientists ask Obama to protect old growth forest

...research biologist.Owen Graham, director of the Alaska Forest Association, said the Forest Service has been carefully...balancing timber needs, he said.Owens of the Alaska Forest Association said just 450,000 acres of the 5.5 million-acre...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-25/scientists-ask-obama-protect-old-growth
State
Scientists ask Obama to protect old growth forest

...research biologist.Owen Graham, director of the Alaska Forest Association, said the Forest Service has been carefully...balancing timber needs, he said.Owens, of the Alaska Forest Association, said just 450,000 acres of the 5.5 million-acre...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-26/scientists-ask-obama-protect-old-growth
State
Letter to the Editor: Bad assumptions make bad decisions on timber

...young-growth timber will commence as the young trees mature, just as the Forest Service has planned since the days of Gifford Pinchot and Teddy Roosevelt.? Owen Graham is the Executive Director of the Alaska Forest Association in Ketchikan.

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-28/letter-editor-bad-assumptions-make-ba
Letters
Viking Lumber wins Big Thorne contract, again

...all of its timber: About 80 percent goes to 30 other U.S. states and 20 percent goes to overseas markets, Alaska Forest Association Executive Director Owen Graham said in a previous Empire report. The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-02/viking-lumber-wins-big-thorne-contract-
Local
Alaska editorial: Timber sale

...in areas between Coffman Cove, Thorne Bay and Control Lake.Will it fly?Owen Graham of the pro-timber Alaska Forest Association has expressed cautious optimism about the proposed sale, but anticipates legal challenges from environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-10-27/alaska-editorial-timber-sale
Opinion
AlaskaDigest

...lawmakers in the state's capital budget bill this year and is expected to be signed by Gov. Frank Murkowski. The Alaska Forest Association told the Murkowski administration in a letter dated April 29, that its retirement system, which covered 547...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060305/sta_20050603014.shtml
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