My Turn: Another Southeast Alaska salmon success story

...Southeast Alaska and the Tongass National Forest. With close to a million folks...over 70 areas within the Tongass National Forest that are the most important to conserve the Tongass National Forest with Trout Unlimited and the...
Emergency listing sought for Prince of Wales Island wolves

...wolves on Prince of Wales Island and neighboring islands are genetically distinct from other wolves in the Tongass National Forest.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is under a court mandate to make a final endangered species listing decision...
Parks: Welcome, Fourth Graders

...national goal of signing up 50,000 kids; Alaskan Forest Service employees "will work towards contributing to the national Forest Service goal," she wrote in an email."We're quite excited to have the program," said Mendenhall Glacier Visitor...
Artifacts found may be related to Russian shipwreck

...carries the ship's name on it, but this is definitely a strong indication of a survivors camp."The area is on National Forest land on the rugged southern end of Kruzof Island, but the exact location is not being disclosed to protect it from...
Police work to identify body found on national forest land determine whether a body recovered in the Sierra National Forest is that of a missing 81-year-old woman.The Fresno...skeletal remains and the woman's wallet in the Sierra National Forest.Friesen's daughter Melaney Shaum says her mother...
Northwest fire crews hope for a break in the weather

...three dozen homes, covered 135 square miles Friday. The blaze is located south of John Day mostly on the Malheur National Forest.____ WASHINGTONThe largest wildfire in Washington state history grew by more than 22 square miles overnight...
Regional News
Calmer weather helps crews fighting Western wildfires

...jumped containment lines and roared up a canyon south of Canyon City, driven by 40 mph winds.The fire on the Malheur National Forest has grown to more than 60 square miles. The blaze, one of a dozen large wildfires charring the state Monday, continues...
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Murkowski: Take roadless rule to Supreme Court

...July 29 decision from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals - that the Clinton-era rule still applies to the Tongass National Forest - was "wrong and wrong-headed.""I don't think we give up until there is no more avenues to proceed," she...
State | Local
Girls to stay in adult court in classmate stabbing case

...on the outskirts of the city that same day. They told investigators they planned to walk 300 miles to the Nicolet National Forest, where they hoped to live as Slender Man's servants in his mansion.All three girls were 12 years old at the time...
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Forest Service agreement improves management practices

...steps to conserve the 17-million-acre Tongass National Forest by transitioning to sustainable, second growth forest...For more information on this agreement, the Tongass National Forest young-growth transition strategy, the Tongass Advisory...


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