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Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan

...8-mile road and parallel pipeline recently won a wetlands permit from the Army Corps of Engineers.The Bureau of Land Management, which oversees the reserve, and Native village of Nuiqsut leaders prefer an alternative development plan that would...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/tribe-criticizes-walker-support-reserve
State | AK legislature
Federal Subsistence Hunting and Trapping Regulations to change

...national wild and scenic rivers; and national conservation and recreation areas. These lands also include Bureau of Land Management areas that are not part of the national conservation system. Federal subsistence regulations do not apply on State...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/federal-subsistence-hunting-and-trap
Outdoors
Tribal groups seek greater role in land management

...to be at odds with some components of the proposals.However, the state is amenable to working with landowners on land management, and open to some versions of co-management - within the bounds of current regulations - wrote Alaska Department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-06/tribal-groups-seek-greater-role-land-ma
State
Sealaska land bill passes through Congress

...Sealaska Vice President Jaeleen Araujo said. Once the bill becomes law, Sealaska will work with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and other federal agencies to receive the land conveyances.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294 or at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/sealaska-land-bill-passes-through-congr
Local
Study: Tongass transition stalled

...proposes a new approach to forest management on the Tongass National Forest that builds from the existing Tongass Land Management plan and will move timber harvesting into roaded, young growth areas and away from old-growth timber in roadless...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/study-tongass-transition-stalled
Local
Native Plant Conservation MOU Renewed in Coordination with Western Governors' Association

The Bureau of Land Management hosted the 2014 Seed Conference this week, to celebrate 20 years...Committee Members include the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Federal Highway Administration, National Park Service, Smithsonian...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/native-plant-conservation-mou-renewe
Outdoors
Waiting for White Mountains? Good luck!

...Alaska Slam Ultra-Endurance races have found the White Mountains 100 out of reach.The United States Bureau of Land Management caps the field at 65 participants and a waiting list of over 90 athletes is hoping for a competitor to have a change...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-20/waiting-white-mountains-good-luck
Sports
Sheldon Jackson College land is rightfully ours; give it back

...federal decision rejecting their claim to 160 acres by Redoubt Falls and surrounding areas near Sitka.The Bureau of Land Management's rejection of their land claim was a victory for the Sitka Tribe of Alaska and Sealaska, which filed for title...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/sheldon-jackson-college-land-rightfully
Local
Update: State seeks to intervene in timber lawsuits

...state's request to the U.S. District Court in the three cases, including one that challenges the 2008 Tongass Land Management plan that allows the Big Thorne timber sale to move forward. The state wants to join as a party defendant or a friend...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-16/state-seeks-intervene-timber-lawsuits
State
My Turn: BLM is right to award Redoubt Falls to Sitka Tribe

...federal decision rejecting their claim to 160 acres by Redoubt Falls and surrounding areas near Sitka.The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) rejection of their land claim was a victory for the Sitka Tribe of Alaska and Sealaska, which filed for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-20/blm-right-award-redoubt-falls-sitka-t
Opinion

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