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GSACC protests committee's forest work

...seats occupied by "conservationists." One is married to Tricia O'Connor, who was until recently was deputy forest supervisor for the Tongass. The other two are from Sitka, where they enjoy close working relationships with Ranger District...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-06/gsacc-protests-committees-forest-work
Letters
Tongass Advisory Committee finishes its plan for changing forest strategy

...a lot of interest in implementation, and I think that can begin immediately," Bonnie said. "(Tongass Forest Supervisor Earl Stewart) and his staff can get together and look at ways that we can begin addressing the concerns that the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-10/tongass-advisory-committee-finishes-its
Local
Arizona forest boss to lead Tongass

...already have a lot on his plate when he shows up for his new gig as Tongass National Forest supervisor this spring.The current Coconino National Forest supervisor now works in Flagstaff, Ariz., but will be heading to Southeast Alaska to take...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-06/arizona-forest-boss-lead-tongass
State
Big Thorne timber suit chopped down

...has been litigated or appealed in the past 20 years, causing the flow of wood to mills to slow to almost a halt, Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole said in a past Empire report.Marvin said exporting logs in the round overseas "is (Viking's) business...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-24/big-thorne-timber-suit-chopped-down
State | AK legislature
Sating Southeast's 'timber famine'

...dried up as litigation by conservation groups has become the norm.In a previous Empire report, Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole said appeals and lawsuits have kept federal sales from going through and have dealt a serious blow to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/sating-southeasts-timber-famine
State | Local | AK legislature
Tongass Advisory Committee to meet again in Juneau

...solidified. "The committee's interest in meeting in the communities of Southeast has not changed," Tongass Deputy Forest Supervisor Jay Anderson, who serves as the committee's designated federal official, said in a news release. "And, each...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/tongass-advisory-committee-meet-again-j
Local
Update: State seeks to intervene in timber lawsuits

...motions to intervene.Earthjustice filed two lawsuits in federal court soon after the decision by Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole to move forward.The Big Thorne sale is targeted specifically in one of the lawsuits filed by Earthjustice...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-16/state-seeks-intervene-timber-lawsuits
State
Industry could suffer if Big Thorne stalls

...organizations that are suing the Forest Service to delay the sale, the sale will go out to bid again this month, Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole said. An agreement with the plaintiffs is in the works. He said at least 50 percent of the wood will...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-08/industry-could-suffer-if-big-thorne-sta
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-07/tongass-hiring-tribal-relations-job
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-07/my-turn
Opinion

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