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A new plan for the Tongass National Forest

...into a single land base" that could be managed depending on the resource goals for that area. Austin Williams, the Alaska forest program manager for Trout Unlimited, said that he is hopeful that the agency will reallocate resources from managing...
Conservationists celebrate delay of Big Thorne sale that addresses concerns about the wolf and deer populations on Prince of Wales Island.Austin Williams, the Alaska forest program manager for Trout Unlimited, said that while conservation groups like his are happy with the delay of the...
Don't turn back the clock on the Tongass

...economy and sustains thousands of good-paying jobs. To learn more about this proposal and how you can support the Tongass 77, visit Williams is the Alaska Forest Program manager for Trout Unlimited.
Alaska editorial: Timber sale

...forest lands 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...
Timber task force seeks 2M U.S. acres

...Habitat; Brad Cox of Logging and Milling Associates; Bryce Dahlstrom of Viking Lumber Company; Owen Graham of the Alaska Forest Association; Nicole Grewe, economic analyst with the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development...

...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...

...for her college education. The first is a $1,500 scholarship from the Don Bell Scholarship Program through the Alaska Forest Association. The second is a $500 scholarship from the Hoonah Arts Council. Sullivan plans to attend the University...
For some in Yakutat, Timber sale spells grief

...traditional roadless, because it's completely surrounded by roads," said Owen Graham, executive director of the Alaska Forest Association. At least half of Yakutat doesn't mind the logging. Yakutat Lodge and charter operator Ken Fanning...
Glad for governor's help in pensions

I appreciate and fully support the governor's assistance to the Alaska Forest Association Pension group. Even though my business does not participate in this fund, this action is of great assistance to the...
Measure to halt Tongass roads rejected

...our money and putting it in the pockets of their buddies in the timber industry, and it is wrong." A call to the Alaska Forest Association industry group was not immediately returned. Tongass spokesman Dennis Neill said the Forest Service spent...


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