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Forest Service OKs Emerald Bay timber sale

...appealed. In a decision issued Monday, Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole approved the 16.4-million-board-foot timber sale about 40 air miles north of Ketchikan. The project calls for clearcutting and single-tree selective harvest...
Alaska Digest

...Council and five other conservation and Native groups are suing the Tongass National Forest to stop a 19.5 million-board-foot timber sale on northeast Kuiu Island. The Threemile timber sale is in a roadless area and is "a classic example of...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ill-informed editorial left me with many questions. Among them are: Is the Empire advocating for the 78-million-board-foot timber sale at Port Houghton, which will no longer happen due in large part to opposition by Southeast Alaskans? Does...
Biologist files suit over Tongass road building

...logging road needed to access a proposed 5.1 million-board foot timber sale area on Mitkof Island, approximately 15 miles...Ketchikan district's proposed Traitors Cove 16 million-board-foot timber sale, about 25 miles north of Ketchikan. The...
Judge halts timber sale near Yakutat

...District Judge James Singleton told the U.S. Forest Service this week that it cannot proceed with the 8 million-board-foot timber sale unless it prepares a more extensive environmental analysis. "We are very pleased with the court's decision...
Alaska Digest

...Mitkof sale JUNEAU - The U.S. Forest Service is temporarily withdrawing its November approval for a 4 million-board-foot timber sale on Mitkof Island, called the Overlook sale, Tongass National Forest officials said Wednesday. Petersburg...


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