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Forest Service chief expects busy firefighting season

WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Forest Service warned Tuesday of an "above average" fire season...the range of $800 million to $1.7 billion.The Forest Service and the Department of Interior can transfer money...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-05/forest-service-chief-expects-busy-firef
State
Adam Matthias Greenwald

...of the war effort. Next he was employed by the US Forest Service as a truck driver in Juneau building the Hurbert River Road. Upon completion, the Forest Service transferred him to Cordova working on the vessel Chugach...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174711074
GSACC protests committee's forest work

...counts: the skewed process the Forest Service used to form the Tongass Advisory...advisory committee was formed by the Forest Service to ostensibly provide a diversity...and social sustainability. The Forest Service erred, first, by directing the...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-06/gsacc-protests-committees-forest-work
Letters
Celebrating the birds of the Stikine

...District Wildlife Biologist for the Forest Service Joe Delabrue said the festival...mudflats, he said. Saturday morning Forest Service interpreter Corree Delabrue and...Program Manager Brian Logan. The Forest Service takes a key role in organizing...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/celebrating-birds-stikine
Art
'Ultimate Survival' personality found dead

...Survival. National Geographic Channel's website says he had worked as a fisherman, horse wrangler, blacksmith, forest service firefighter, river guide and wilderness guide.He appeared last year on the second season of the reality show...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-06/ultimate-survival-personality-found-dea
State
'Ultimate Survival Alaska' personality found dead in Alaska

...Survival. National Geographic Channel's website says he had worked as a fisherman, horse wrangler, blacksmith, forest service firefighter, river guide and wilderness guide.He appeared last year on the second season of the reality show...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-05/ultimate-survival-alaska-personality-fo
State
Yakutat to welcome cruise ships this year

...Japanese photographer who lived in Yakutat from around 1910 to the early 1940s.Most of the land surrounding Yakutat is Forest Service land, so there are some restrictions they're trying to figure out how to navigate. They won't, for example...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/yakutat-welcome-cruise-ships-year
Art
Fifth annual tern festival to welcome Aleutian terns

...the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and SEARHC. The festival, a nonprofit, is organized in large part by the Forest Service and housed by the Yakutat Chamber of Commerce, with help from the city. It's also funded in part by grants. It's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/fifth-annual-tern-festival-welcome-aleuti
Art
My Turn: Alaskan timber industry may jeopardize Alaska

...and Oregon. Despite this, the Forest Service still prioritizes a financially...Southeast, and it contradicts the Forest Service's own goal of managing the Tongass...are the blinders that limit the Forest Service's vision. Although we have...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-05/alaskan-timber-industry-may-jeopardiz
Opinion
Active forest management is health for our forests

...Thorne Timber Sale located on the Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska has been actively managed by the U.S. Forest Service for many years, however conservationists continue to try and stop active forest management. The area already has...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-04/active-forest-management-health-our-f
Letters

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