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Hunters find giant spruce burl; burls' cause a mystery

...fungi can be the cause for burls on some tree species, no one knows what causes burls on Sitka spruce trees, said Forest Service research forest pathologist Paul Hennon. "On spruce, the short answer is that we don't know," Hennon wrote...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-23/hunters-find-giant-spruce-burl-burls
Outdoors
On the Trails: Trailside scrapbook

...a retired professor of ecology.Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the U.S. Forest Service, not the CBJ, OK'd the bridge built on the Treadwell Trail. This information was included during the editing...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/trails-trailside-scrapbook
Outdoors
City slashes funding requests

...communication tower at Pederson Hill for emergency radio communication between the Juneau Police Department, U.S. Forest Service and Alaska State Troopers; a rebuilding of the Douglas Harbor; and a snow removal program which would supply the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/city-slashes-funding-requests
Local
My Turn: Forested communities must be made whole

...its peak in 1989, the U.S. Forest Service shared approximately $362 million...system. What's needed is for the Forest Service to return to a policy of actively...repeatedly pressed the U.S. Forest Service to increase the timber cut in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-19/my-turn-forested-communities-must-be-
Opinion
Police & Fire for Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

...Fire was extinguished using 2 1/2-gallon water can. Pictures were taken for evidence. Fire Marshal and U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement were notified.? At 2:36 p.m. Wednesday, CCFR responded to a public service call on Lemon Street...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/police-fire-friday-dec-12-2014
Local
Fee changes proposed for Mendenhall Glacier area

JUNEAU - The U.S. Forest Service is considering raising the fee to enter the Mendenhall Glacier...Children under 16 would continue to have free passage.The Forest Service said in a news release that it plans to continue not charging...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/fee-changes-proposed-mendenhall-glacier
State
Sealaska nears final land claim

...has not received special treatment from the U.S. Forest Service, which has jurisdiction over the Tongass. The forest...that Sealaska (selected) are what are deemed by the Forest Service as economic (development) lands," she said. "We're...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/sealaska-nears-final-land-claim
Local
My Turn: Southeast is paying for slow Tongass transition

...Economics, released on whether the Forest Service has honored the Tongass transition...data obtained directly from the Forest Service, along with published data and...presented our analysis to the Forest Service before releasing the report...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-04/my-turn-southeast-paying-slow-tongass
Opinion
For Strayed, writing 'Wild' was just the beginning

...order of sentences and the meaning of things; and the mom who is quick to mention her children, her husband and the Forest Service cabin she bought in Mount Hood National Forest. She still hikes, after all.She has made "dear friends" of...

http://juneauempire.com/nicole-brodeur/2014-12-11/strayed-writing-wild-was-just-
Dolores A. Larson Drath

...as a Landscape Architect and also worked for the US Forest Service in Fresno, CA. In July of 1972 she brought her 2 daughters to Juneau AK to live. She worked for the US Forest Service and the AK Dept. of Fish & Game where she met Robert...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173360195

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