Haines forestry office closes for season

The Alaska Division of Forestry is closing its Haines office for the...The office will reopen March 1, the forestry division announced by email Thursday...Haines office is closed, anyone with forestry issues in Haines may call Joel Nudelman...
Chile: Companies colluded illegally in toilet paper market

SANTIAGO, Chile - Two forestry companies colluded for more than a decade to control the prices of toilet paper and other products following a meeting at a golf...
Nation and World
Enough firefighters, say Forestry managers

...been stretched thin this summer, but the Alaska Division of Forestry and the Bureau of Land Management's Alaska Fire Service each...four-wheelers and boats - can list the equipment at Owners will be contacted...
Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...scientist at Center for International Forestry Research, said it costs just $7 to...problems, said Raffles B. Panjaitan, the Forestry Ministry's director of forest fire...Research by the Center for International Forestry Research, or CIFOR, found that in 2012...
Nation and World
Indonesia uses trained elephants to control forest fires

...smoldering beneath the peat.Supartono, the head of the Riau Forestry Division said the elephants had earlier been trained to help...of intentional burning and a rain shortage.Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya says about 4.2 million acres have been...
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Board of Forestry to meet March 23-24

The Board of Forestry will meet in Juneau and by teleconference...March 23 and 24 to discuss statewide forestry issues and participate in a forest fisheries...attend. The board will discuss statewide forestry issues from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15...
State forestry to be managed from Fairbanks

...state's timber program, the state's two forestry regions - Coastal and Northern - will...positions would remain.State Division of Forestry area offices would be consolidated through...Resources eliminated Southeast's state forestry positions and timber program completely...
Coastal subsistence study: The faces behind the findings

...Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Juneau Forestry Sciences Laboratory and Sitka Conservation Society in collaboration...These insights are important. This is the data that the Juneau Forestry Sciences Laboratory is crunching to build a baseline to understand...
DOT chief brings creative approach to road maintenance

...Coffey said.The fit wasn't always an obvious one for the 49-year-old Oregon native.He initially planned a career in forestry, but moved to Alaska to work construction after a downturn in the timber industry. He switched to a DOT equipment operator...
Division of Forestry harvests spruce cones for future reforestation

...FAIRBANKS - While many Alaskans focus on berry picking and moose hunting at this time of year, foresters with the Division of Forestry in the Fairbanks area were busy in recent weeks gathering thousands of white spruce cones to provide seeds for future timber...


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