My Turn: The folly of Chenault's federal land grab

...has his way, the Tongass National Forest and another 150 million acres...lands into perpetuity. The National Forest system wasn't created until...all. The Tongass and Chugach National Forests were already 50 years old...
Deadline approaches for National Youth Science Camp

...includes lectures and hands-on research projects presented by scientists; overnight camping trips into the Monongahela National Forest; and a visit to Washington, D.C. The selected delegates must not only demonstrate academic achievement in science...
My Turn: Sealaska receives new ANCSA land

...reviewing our 40-year operating history in the Tongass National Forest, building on our strengths and finding areas for...of us who are fortunate enough to call the Tongass National Forest home.? Anthony Mallott is Sealaska's President...
Flipping Douglas Island

...development usually entails disturbing wetlands, national forest and other protected habitat.The Corps surveys the...such as Juneau) that are typically surrounded by national forests over which we have relatively little control," Jim...
Funding a sustainable Southeast

...old-growth to young-growth logging in the Tongass National Forest. That might include supporting companies that turn...and towards young-growth management on the Tongass National Forest as well as supporting other investments such as recreation...
Sating Southeast's 'timber famine'

...become the norm.In a previous Empire report, Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole said appeals and lawsuits...about 50,000 acres of state forest. The Tongass National Forest is 17 million acres.Maisch said 118 sales are relatively...
State | Local | AK legislature
Sealaska to log parcels on POW Island, Cleveland Peninsula December through federal legislation.The federal government turned over a total of 70,000 acres of Tongass National Forest to Sealaska Corp., KCAW-FM reported.Most of acreage is on or near Prince of Wales Island. Older forests make...
My Turn: Collaborating for economic development, community health to transition the timber program on the Tongass National Forest from old-growth harvest to predominantly young-growth...effective across the region.In partnership with the National Forest Foundation, the Forest Service also has provided...
My Turn: Since time immemorial

...and legal institutions of the United States to protect our interests. They protested the creation of the Tongass National Forest and Glacier Bay National Park, and went to Congress to fight the taking of our lands. Teeyhittaan Clan Leader William...
Empire Editorial: Obama 'declares war' on Alaska

...who lives in Southeast Alaska should know what the wilderness designation would mean. Many locations in the Tongass National Forest already are designated wilderness, the most restrictive land-use label the federal government has.Wilderness...


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