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Forestry firefighters put out Funny River hot spot holdover

...firefighters doused it with 50 gallons of water over the weekend.Forestry Fire Management Officer Howie Kent said mushroom hunters reported...said.People are asked to report hotspots to police or the Soldotna forestry office.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-19/forestry-firefighters-put-out-funny-riv
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
Juneau named 'Tree City USA' again

...the National Arbor Day Foundation.The Alaska Division of Forestry announced the honor Friday by email. In a statement, division...award, a community must meet four standards that include a forestry budget of at least $2 per capita.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-17/juneau-named-tree-city-usa-again
Local
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
LaSalle man accused of timber thefts arrested in Alaska

...arrested in Alaska where they say he was planning to flee to Canada.On Tuesday the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry said James Marcus Ainsworth, 39, of LaSalle Parish, was arrested in Anchorage. Officials allege he was trying to cross...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-26/lasalle-man-accused-timber-thefts-arres
State
Firefighters put out Funny River hot spot

...firefighters doused it with 50 gallons of water over the weekend.Forestry Fire Management Officer Howie Kent said mushroom hunters reported...said.People are asked to report hotspots to police or the Soldotna forestry office.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-20/firefighters-put-out-funny-river-hot-sp
State
Officials: Be fire safe this Memorial Day weekend

...current burn permit and call your local forestry office or go online to see if burning is...information, call your local Division of Forestry office or visit the DOF website at http://forestry.alaska.gov/burn. For statewide fire...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/officials-be-fire-safe-memorial-day-
Outdoors
State wildfire responders keep eye on dry conditions

...about 10 mph through a half-mile section of highway, and a pilot car led motorists through smoke.The state Division of Forestry responded with aircraft - a water-scooping airplane, three retardant tankers and a helicopter dropping water - plus six...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/state-wildfire-responders-keep-eye-dry-
State
Egan's attempt to save Haines forestry office fails in Senate

...includes Haines, included an amendment in a forestry bill that would have required a forester...Legislature call for the elimination of state forestry jobs across Southeast as a cost-cutting...Haines office and the elimination of two forestry jobs there.Haines State Forest, at...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/egans-attempt-save-haines-forestry-offi
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