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Tongass hiring for tribal relations job

...Petersburg and Sitka, the release stated. The forest supervisor will determine the specialist's location.The...learning more about the position can contact Deputy Forest Supervisor Tricia O'Connor at 907-228-6282 or current...
My Turn: Tongass officials should look to the future

...concerned by swiftly ceasing clearcut logging of old-growth forests.I faced the same challenges as Siuslaw National Forest supervisor during the spotted owl crisis of the 1990s on the Oregon Coast. First, a federal judge enjoined logging of owl...
Former volunteer named Sitka District ranger

...for more than a decade, and who is moving into the Tongass Forest Supervisor's office heading up recreation, lands, minerals, heritage...Putz, who works in the recreation department for the Tongass Forest Supervisor's office.
New Deputy Regional Forester announced

...currently based in Idaho as the Forest Supervisor for the Sawtooth National Forest...Ogden, Utah. As the Sawtooth Forest Supervisor in south-central Idaho and...Previously, she was the Acting Forest Supervisor on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National...
Forest Service will get public's help as it drafts logging plan for Tongass

...for this to happen, a balance must be struck between the timber industry and environmental groups, according to forest supervisor Forrest Cole."For the past several decades we have a significant conflict with harvesting old growth timber and...
Public comment on cabin closures to begin soon early December.This is will be the second comment period on this topic; the first was in the fall of 2012.Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole said in a letter posted with the environmental assessment and supplemental materials that the most helpful...
Juneau will have a new district ranger in 2014

Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole announced Thursday that Brad Orr will take over the Juneau district next year. Orr is currently the recreation program...
Conservationists celebrate delay of Big Thorne sale

...the island."This is new information that I cannot ignore," Pendleton wrote.Pendleton has directed Tongass Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole to consult with the Interagency Wolf Task Force to evaluate Person's statement. Pendleton also directed...
Hecla gets expansion rights on Admiralty

...Creek Mining Company to expand its tailings facility in the Admiralty Island National Monument.Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole approved the plan, which authorizes the mining company to expand its existing facility further south...
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Tongass National Forest to release Big Thorne Project

...and out to the Control Lake area north of Klawock. "The importance of this project cannot be overstated," said Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole. "It is the first project in many years that has real potential to provide stability to the local...


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