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My Turn: What the TAC isn't talking about

...a young-growth future, the Forest Service is accelerating its rate of old-growth...remember that according to the Forest Service's State of the Tongass reports...dollars. A new report based on Forest Service budget records obtained under...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-26/my-turn-what-tac-isnt-talking-about
Opinion
Lindh scholarship looking for youth with spirit

...alpine area marked by three cabins along Dan Moller Trail. Lindh's father, Craig Lindh, worked for the U.S. Forest Service and is largely responsible for mapping out what became Eaglecrest. Lindh, at age seven, became his guinea pig for...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-25/lindh-scholarship-looking-youth-spirit
Sports
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...forest ... and we pay attention to that," he said. "A lot of it is going to happen in areas designated by the Forest Service as old growth reserve."Under the forest plan, any land designated as 'old-growth reserve' are protected unless...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/minimal-impact-too-much
Local
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...highway options, and to date, it's the one that's come the closest to actually being built.In 1964, the U.S. Forest Service investigated the possibility of a road from Haines to Glacier Bay in order to open additional timber-cutting areas...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local
Empire Editorial: Be careful, the ice monster lurks

...the life of anyone unlucky enough to fall in. But don't just take our word for it; officials with the U.S. Forest Service issued a warning this week to users."The frozen lake and its surroundings are incredibly dynamic during winter...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-21/be-careful-ice-monster-lurks
Opinion
USDA: 'We're serious about a transition'

The millions the U.S. Forest Service is spending on its Tongass National...Headwaters Economics that the Forest Service hasn't done anything to transition...making now."The study said the Forest Service continues to spend an average...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-20/usda-were-serious-about-transition
Local
USFS reminds citizens of winter ice, cave safety

...temperatures continue to drop, the Forest Service is reminding people to keep safety...months, but that is not true." Forest Service officials said there is no way...cave have opened and widened. Forest Service officials warn people to stay...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/usfs-reminds-citizens-winter-ice-cav
Outdoors
Forest Service criticized over Tongass management

...largest national forest.U.S. Forest Service officials rejected the report's...its money.Four years ago, the Forest Service pledged to change the way the...Information Act requests to obtain Forest Service budget and staffing information...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-18/forest-service-criticized-over-tongass-
State
Study: Tongass transition stalled

...Montana-based research firm says the Forest Service has dropped the ball on transitioning...out of old growth harvests, the Forest Service has continued to make its Tongass...research found. According to the Forest Service's budget, the report says...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/study-tongass-transition-stalled
Local
Remembering the Hoonah Boys

...had no place to go, no home," he said.Greenwald also returned to displacement. He was in Cordova working for a Forest Service Chugach tug vessel when the fire destroyed his family's home and the general store they ran.The next year he turned...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-17/remembering-hoonah-boys
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