Alaska Editorial: Forest management

...made an interesting point about the U.S. Forest Service last week during a congressional hearing on...versus those on federal land controlled by the Forest Service. He said that the Forest Service takes five years on average to put up a timber...
My Turn: The Alexander Archipelago Wolf

...Alaska. Today a bloated U.S. Forest Service with a transient work force preservationists. The Forest Service's abusive polices focus on...A Children's Forest." The Forest Service is charged with developing Southeast...
Patrick Lennon

...Lennon had a traditional upbringing in South Carolina, went to school, got married and moved to Idaho to begin their Forest Service career. Their predictable lifestyle ended with the birth of their son, Patrick (aka Packy), in 1964. Tom and...
My Turn: Another Southeast Alaska salmon success story

...salmon and trout. As the U.S. Forest Service nears a comment period on its...Unlimited is also working to convince Forest Service leaders that maintaining natural...this fall, be sure to let the Forest Service know that building and maintaining...
Freewheelers host Cyclocross

...time, measured by numbers of laps and not distance.The Dredge Lake race begins on Crystal Lake Trail behind the Forest Service Regional Offices on the Mendenhall Loop Road. Riders then head to the Pit Trail, then Moose Lake Trail and back...
Murkowski questions fees at glacier

...public land," Murkowski said.She asked how the Forest Service would even collect fees from hikers who don't go...authorizes several federal agencies (including the Forest Service) to charge and collect fees on federal recreation...
Computer models failing to accurately predict path of fires

...a fire analyst for the U.S. Forest Service. "More often than not, the...Sexton, a program manager with the Forest Service.Over the weekend, a fire in...feedbacks," Coen said.The Forest Service has improved its modeling from...
Nation and World
Experts join in study of Sitka's landslides comprised of more than 30 scientists and administrators representing the nonprofit science center, the U.S. Forest Service, University of Alaska Southeast, University of Alaska Fairbanks, National Air and Space Administration's Goddard...
Local sports calendar for Sept. 25

...hosted by Juneau Freewheelers at Dredge Lake. Registration opens at 2 p.m. on the Crystal Lake Trail behind the Forest Service Regional Offices on Mendenhall Loop Road. 2:25 p.m. - Community Ride (4 laps); 3 p.m. - Youth Race age...
Parks: Welcome, Fourth Graders

...Department of Education, the U.S. Forest Service, and the National Oceanic and...Manager Annette Heckart. The Forest Service has set a national goal of signing up 50,000 kids; Alaskan Forest Service employees "will work towards...


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