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My Turn: Timber harvesting in the Tongass

...timber harvesting in the Tongass - an industry that is renewable and sustainable. ..." The timber industry (as Jim Mackovjak has made so clear in his comprehensive history of logging in Southeast Alaska, "Tongass Timber") has never proven...
Authors at sea

...include Bob Armstrong, Ann Boochever, Jeff Brown, Richard Carstensen, Ernestine Hayes, Kim Heacox, Mark Kelley, Jim Mackovjak and Mary Willson.Tickets are on sale at both Hearthside Books locations and are $50.For more information, visit...
Quick, dirty, brutal

Owen J. Graham's letter of March 18 attacking Jim Mackovjak is nothing more than lip service for Sealaska Corp. Like so many others that represent Sealaska, Mr. Owen doesn't understand...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Another timber sale in Gustavus? By Jim Mackovjak At a meeting in Gustavus last fall...hearkens back to the bad old days. Jim Mackovjak Gustavus Share this page: Print Reddit Archives Letter by Jim Mackovjak Another timber sale in Gustavus...
Forest protection

Jim Mackovjak did a good job describing Sealaska's abuse of power (Empire, March 6). The Hoonah Indian Association has been fighting to protect the Chicken Creek drainage for many years. Floyd Peterson Hoonah
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Showcase wood from the Tongass forest Letters A letter by JIM MACKOVJAK Last year Congress appropriated $400,000 for the...ensure that we make the most of this fine opportunity. Jim Mackovjak Gustavus Share this page: Print Email Reddit Archives...
Honesty, knowledge

...Alaska's well-being. Although I will not, as a resident of Gustavus, be able to vote for Bruce, I support him because I believe he will make honest, considered decisions on the issues which affect us all. Jim Mackovjak Gustavus
'What's Wrong with This Picture?' Award

...Murkowski should have been working from the beginning toward developing a sensible high-value-added wood products industry. Instead, he is giving awards to those who short-sightedly squander our resources. Jim Mackovjak Gustavus
Showcase wood from the Tongass forest

...National Park Service, the Forest Service, Alaska's congressional delegation, Gov. Knowles' office and the wood products industry should work together to ensure that we make the most of this fine opportunity. Jim Mackovjak Gustavus
Small timber sales near Gustavus are 1st for Tongass

...sales with no local opportunity." "The Forest Service deserves a lot of credit for doing the right thing," said Jim Mackovjak, a veteran Tongass activist and one of the original proponents of the community-based timber proposal for Point...


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