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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 www.forestry.alaska.gov/wildland.htm. Owners will be contacted...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/enough-firefighters-say-forestry-manage
State
Card Street Fire spreads in Sterling

...continue to support Alaska Division of Forestry with suppression efforts on the Card...information officer for the Alaska Division of Forestry, said a total of six structures have...Emergency Management Dan Nelson.Division of Forestry Public Information Officer Andy Alexandrou...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-16/card-street-fire-spreads-sterling
State
Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...predict what's next."Fire seasons seem to be starting earlier and lasting longer," said Tim Mowry, a state Division of Forestry spokesman.A common factor associated with the increase - which doesn't bode well for 2015 or beyond - is warm weather...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-25/wildfires-blister-alaska-increased-freq
State
State calls for appeals against Vallenar Bay timber sale

...Appeals for Alaska Department of Natural Resources' Division of Forestry decision to sell timber from the Vallenar Bay unit of the Southeast...Ketchikan International Airport.According to the Division of Forestry the project will establish access to the Vallenar Bay area...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-20/state-calls-appeals-against-vallenar-ba
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-06/board-forestry-meet-march-23-24
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/fairbanks-would-control-state-forestry
State
Lightning sparks new wildfires in Southcentral

...big and expensive," said Pete Buist, a state Division of Forestry spokesman, from the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center...additional smokejumpers also are flying north, said Division of Forestry spokesman Tim Mowry.Four water-scooping aircraft from Alberta...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-18/lightning-sparks-new-wildfires-southcen
State
Dozens of new wildfires stretch crews thin

...lightning strikes from Friday night to Saturday morning, which is the most the state has seen this year, said Alaska Division of Forestry spokesman Tim Mowry. Many of the new fires were north and west of Fairbanks, in areas that tend to be hotter and drier over...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-22/dozens-new-wildfires-stretch-crews-thin
State
Alaska gets help from Lower 48 states in fighting wildfires

...get big and expensive," Pete Buist, a state Division of Forestry spokesman, said from the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center...additional smokejumpers also are flying north, said Division of Forestry spokesman Tim Mowry.Four water-scooping aircraft from Alberta...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-19/alaska-gets-help-lower-48-states-fighti
State
Reinforcements scheduled for Alaska wildfires

...communities," Tim Mowry, a spokesman for the Alaska Division of Forestry and Alaska Interagency Coordination Center, said.The fire...Sterling. Six structures were destroyed, said state Division of Forestry spokesman Andy Alexandrou, but he had no details on whether...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-17/forecast-has-crews-battling-willow-fire
State

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