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Funding a sustainable Southeast

...for the purpose of preserving it, but that's only part of what it does to follow its mission of conserving the lands and waters. "We see that investments in economic development are a way to get the kind of change we're looking for," Cohen...
Murkowski pushes back on federal government

...Sullivan also have introduced legislation that would bar executive action designating national monuments on federal lands and waters without the approval of Congress and the legislatures of the affected states.State lawmakers have met Obama's...
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Subsistence Student Art Contest accepting entries

...the cover of the book, "Subsistence Management Regulations for the Harvest of Fish and Shellfish on Federal Public Lands and Waters." The books are distributed statewide.Each entries must be 8.5 by 11 inches and have a fish or shellfish theme...
My Turn: Real oil spill solution long overdue

...comprehensive process to identify protections needed on public lands and waters in the spill region. To date, the habitat protection...ignoring comparable protections on state and federal lands and waters. As these areas are already in public ownership...
My Turn: Reconsider the ferry system

...that created the Alaska Ferry System; the study by Dr. George W. Rogers of the University of Alaska that compares land and water transportation; the rationale of Foss Trucking, which shows the impact on the distance between the warehouse and...
My Turn: Somerville's opinion hypocritical authority on federal land and waters within Alaska's manage resources on federal lands and waters in Alaska. This was yet manage resources on federal land and waters.Well played, Ron.? Peter...
My Turn: Continuing the work of Katie John

...rights, at least on federal waters. We still have a long way to go in making sure those rights are protected on all lands and waters across the state.I am hopeful that one day we will no longer have to struggle against the state for the right to...
Tribal groups seek greater role in land management co-management and could ultimately simplify wildlife management in Alaska.Currently, the state manages most land and water. The Board of Fisheries and Board of Game are responsible for most policy and allocative decisions; the Alaska Department...
My Turn: Southeast is paying for slow Tongass transition

...employment in 2013, and added 148 jobs from 2012 to 2013. Southeast Alaska's tourism and fishing industries both rely on land and water resources managed by the Forest Service and directly benefit from enhancements to natural resource health, along with...
Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting for board opening

...programs.The primary role of the ORTAB is to assist in evaluating grant proposals for the Recreational Trail Grant and Land and Water Conservation Fund programs. ORTAB members may also be asked for advice on other related subjects, which may include...


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