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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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/division-forestry-harvests-spruce-co
Outdoors
Visions of a quick switch

...This is where Mater comes in. With decades of experience, she was hired by Geos Institute as an expert on sustainable forestry and conservation issues.Using Forest Service data, Mater filtered maps of the Tongass National Forest's 16.8 million...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-28/visions-quick-switch
Local
Spruce cones harvested for Alaska reforestation

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Division of Forestry officials say thousands of white spruce cones have been harvested in the Fairbanks area for future timber sale stock.Officials...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-17/spruce-cones-harvested-alaska-reforesta
State
On the Trails: Highbush cranberries

...rough-surfaced, dark, lumpy cankers on the stem. One of the U.S. Forest Service forest pathologists at the Juneau Forestry Sciences Lab very kindly followed up on this observation, sending the specimens to a genetics lab for identification. It...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/trails-highbush-cranberries
Outdoors
100 Alaska firefighters to help in California

...include Alaska Fire Service crews from St. Michael, Mountain Village, Selawik and Pilot Station. An Alaska Division of Forestry crew from Upper Tanana will also head south.This is the second wave of firefighters heading south this week. Another 100...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/100-alaska-firefighters-help-california
State
My Turn: Time for bold actions on the Tongass now, not in 10 years

...Institute together with the Natural Resources Defense Council, released a report by Mater Engineering (Corvallis Ore.-based forestry firm) on second-growth timber on the Tongass. Mater cooperated with the Forest Service, using their own timber inventory...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-05/my-turn-time-bold-actions-tongass-now
Opinion
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...the release stated."We want to increase the number of local jobs per log cut on the Tongass, and are working to keep forestry dollars in our communities," Marvin said.Earthjustice attorney Tom Waldo said in a news release that large projects like...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-thorn
Local
Arbor Day celebration to take place downtown

The public is invited to attend the Juneau Urban Forestry Partnership's Arbor Day celebration at noon on May 9 in the Evergreen Cemetery downtown. Mayor Sanford will speak at the event...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-05-04/arbor-day-celebration-take-place-do
Neighbors | Outdoors
Board of Forestry to meet in Juneau

The Board of Forestry will meet in Juneau on Tuesday and Wednesday...reports to the board from the Division of Forestry, Department of Fish and Game and the...of Environmental Conservation. Other forestry matters may be added on the agenda...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-03-16/board-forestry-meet-juneau
Outdoors
Board of Forestry to hold meeting and teleconference

ANCHORAGE - The Board of Forestry will meet by teleconference from 1 p...species council and coordination Other forestry matters may be included on the agenda...contact Marty Freeman at the Division of Forestry in Anchorage by phone at 907-269-8467...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012811/out_777166849.shtml
Outdoors

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