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Empire Editorial: It's time for sustainable logging

...outlines the harvesting of some 5,000 acres of old growth forest. Whether or not that sale comes to fruition is up...areas such as karst, existing no-cut buffers and old-growth forest.The numbers look promising."We focused on logs...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-28/empire-editorial-its-time-sustainable
Opinion
Government agrees to wolf decision deadline

...supposed to come one year after that."The Alexander Archipelago wolves are a subspecies of gray wolves that live in old-growth forest of southeast Alaska.The conservation groups want greater protection for the wolves in the Tongass National Forest...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-24/government-agrees-wolf-decision-deadlin
State
Government agrees to wolf-decision deadline

...supposed to come one year after that."The Alexander Archipelago wolves are a subspecies of gray wolves that live in old-growth forest of southeast Alaska.The conservation groups want greater protection for the wolves in the Tongass National Forest...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-25/government-agrees-wolf-decision-deadlin
State
Letter: Environmental groups speak for the people

...United States has met the same inevitable burnt-out fate, sadly, after destroying nearly every scrap of their old-growth forests. Perhaps this is the fate the Empire would like Southeast Alaska to meet.The Kensington lawsuit resulted from...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-23/letter-environmental-groups-speak-peo
Letters
To protect the old trees, Tongass Advisory Committee considers the right way to cull the young

...trees that have grown in spaces where the original old-growth forest was cut.There are 435,858 young growth acres...pushed young-growth logging as a way to preserve old-growth forests intact. Still, there are drawbacks.A highly...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-11/protect-old-trees-committee-considers-r
Local
Industry could suffer if Big Thorne stalls

...conservation organizations against the service to stop the project, which would clear-cut about 3,700 acres of old-growth forest in the Tongass National Forest on Prince of Wales Island. More than 8,000 acres of old-growth and second-growth...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-08/industry-could-suffer-if-big-thorne-sta
Local
My Turn: Alaska turns to young growth forests

Management of the old-growth forests of the Tongass National Forest has been the source of substantial controversy both in Alaska and nationally for decades. Many...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-25/my-turn-alaska-turns-young-growth-for
Opinion
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...Endangered Species Act listing due in large part to the Forest Service's failure to prevent unsustainable logging of old growth forests.""The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced plans to transition out of old growth logging in the Tongass...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-thorn
Local
Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...Naukati-Greater Staney on Prince of Wales. The Tongass National Forest spans 17 million acres, but less than 4 percent is old growth forest. These trees are valuable economically and culturally, as red and yellow cedars are often used for Tlingit carvings...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/group-meeting-aid-tongass-transition
State
My Turn: Tongass officials should look to the future

...and do this as quickly as possible. Much good will come for all concerned by swiftly ceasing clearcut logging of old-growth forests.I faced the same challenges as Siuslaw National Forest supervisor during the spotted owl crisis of the 1990s on...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-07/my-turn
Opinion

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