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My Turn: Tongass Advisory Committee fails tourism

...change. The time is here to turn away from the past and forge a new future. As the father of the Forest Service, Gifford Pinchot said, "The greatest good, for the greatest number." Where is the greatest good today, when the greatest number...
My Turn: Alaska turns to young growth forests

...young growth a reality will require the engagement and involvement of all those who have interest in the Tongass. Gifford Pinchot, the first chief of the Forest Service and one of America's leading conservationists, wrote, "The vast possibilities...
Letter to the Editor: Bad assumptions make bad decisions on timber

...young-growth timber will commence as the young trees mature, just as the Forest Service has planned since the days of Gifford Pinchot and Teddy Roosevelt.? Owen Graham is the Executive Director of the Alaska Forest Association in Ketchikan.
A letter to Washington, D.C.

In 1906, Gifford Pinchot, the head of President Theodore Roosevelt's forestry program, sent Frederick E. Olmsted, the assistant chief in charge of...

John A. Sandor will be recognized as the winner of the Gifford Pinchot Medal from the Society of American Foresters in a special ceremony to be held during the 2007 SAF National Convention, Oct. 23-27...
'The Greatest Good' to play 20th Century Twin

...Roosevelt, himself an ardent explorer of wild places, Congress established the U.S. Forest Service in 1905. Gifford Pinchot, the chief of the Division of Forestry, was the obvious pick to head the organization. He was a close friend of...
This WeeK

...and Sunshine Community Healthy Center in Talkeetna. John Sandor, a longtime resident of Juneau, was awarded a Gifford Pinchot Medal on Wednesday at the annual convention of the Society of American Foresters in Portland, Ore. Sandor was a...
Air search launched for 2 Washington hikers

...Ore., Skamania County Undersheriff Dave Cox said. The man was last seen Saturday in the Big Lava Beds area of Gifford Pinchot National Forest, southwest of 12,280-foot Mount Adams.Search leaders were also trying to locate Alejandra Wilson...
Time to broaden talk about the future

...children. It is time to broaden the conversation about Southeast's future to opportunities beyond just timber. Gifford Pinchot, who headed the Forest Service when the Tongass was first created, once said, "Where conflicting interests must...
Group claims Tongass is 4th most endangered forest

...the George Washington and Jefferson forests in Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky; the Ottawa in Michigan; the Gifford Pinchot in Washington and part of the Tahoe National Forest in California. This is the first time a group has ranked the...


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