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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...

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

...Others 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
Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...State Museum on a cold night in February. I stood on the iconic ramp that looped around the diorama of the Southeast Alaska forest and ran into more members of the Juneau community than I have before or since. Working in the museum business, I was...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-25/bright-moments-arts-2014
Art
Study: Tongass transition stalled

...transition 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

...remaining 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

...Alaska research biologist.Owen Graham, director of the Alaska Forest Association, said the Forest Service has been carefully...while 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

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

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
Division of Forestry harvests spruce cones for future reforestation

...sale plantings. Seeds harvested from the cones are planted in areas where the division has held timber sales. The Alaska Forest Resources and Practices Act requires prompt and adequate reforestation of timber plots, and planting is one of the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/division-forestry-harvests-spruce-co
Outdoors
Viking Lumber wins Big Thorne contract, again

...S. states and 20 percent goes to overseas markets, Alaska Forest Association Executive Director Owen Graham said in a...another organization that filed suit against the sale. Alaska forest campaigner Larry Edwards, based in Greenpeace's Sitka...

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

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