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Youth fishing events announced across Southeast

...families. Contact Jack Ruggirello at 907-945-1225 for more information or to volunteer to help. The Ketchikan-Misty Fiords Ranger District's annual Kids Fishing Derby will happen at City Park (Park Avenue and Fair Street) from 9:30-11...
Youth corps, USFS to offer paid summer positions

...Application, 8510 Mendenhall Loop Rd, Juneau, AK 99801.Six applicants are being sought for a crew on the Ketchikan/Misty Fiords Ranger District. The crew-based work will focus on improving recreation areas through the care and maintenance of cabins...
Alaska Editorial: Processing disaster

...while returning from a visit to Misty Fiords National Monument. No one survived...massive cruise ships - fly out to Misty Fiords day in and day out through the...20 miles each way. So to visit Misty Fiords, it must be by boat or plane...
Federal subsistence fishery for eulachon closed in District 1 federal waters

KETCHIKAN - The Ketchikan-Misty Fiords District Ranger Jeff DeFreest, under authority delegated by...spawning to rebuild area eulachon populations. The Ketchikan-Misty Fiords Ranger District, in cooperation with ADF&G, will continue...
Empire Editorial: Mount Polley breach a thunderous warning Rivers Without Borders puts it, "at the headwaters of a tributary of the Unuk River, just upstream from Misty Fiords National Monument in Alaska," a proposed massive open-pit and underground mine known as KSM - Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell...
My Turn: Correct choice for the Tongass

...groups (the Alaska Coalition) claimed that they were seeking to "protect" large ecosystems such as Admiralty Island, Misty Fiords and West Chichagof with such wilderness designations. Congress also made the finding that the wilderness and other...
Empire Editorial: State leaders, SE communities stand firm on Tongass' future

...editorial published June 16. The facts show that Admiralty Island contains just under 1 million acres of wilderness while Misty Fiord is the largest protected area at 2.2 million acres. Also, most trees in the Tongass mature in 80 to 90 years not...
My Turn: Using common sense

...These millions of acres, including the largest timber stands (Admiralty Island) and the most spectacular scenery (Misty Fiords), were selected because of their unique values. In fact, ANILCA preserved about one-third of the commercial timberlands...
Residents balk at plan to limit Stikine traffic

...Wilderness Karta River Wilderness Kootznoowoo Wilderness Misty Fiords National Monument Petersburg Creek-Duncan Salt Chuck...million acres. Two of these areas, Admiralty Island and Misty Fiords, also were designated as national monuments. In 1990...
Forest Service OKs Emerald Bay timber sale

...Wilderness Society. The project also was affected by a national roadless rule and a Tongass wilderness study. Ketchikan Misty Fiords District Ranger Lynn Kolund said the Forest Service wants to move forward with the sale. "Its location on the north...


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