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Giant conifer from Alaska will grace US Capitol lawn

...Forest Service.Alaska is the last U.S. Forest Service region to be chosen for the Capitol's Christmas tree. Regional forester Beth Pendleton helped coordinate the effort and said she's excited to see it come to fruition."It symbolizes...
My Turn: The Alexander Archipelago Wolf

...and distrust of all mining. The agency's goal is to make the Tongass a pristine tourist park and zoo. Alaska Regional Forester Beth Pendleton proudly portrays the Tongass as "A Children's Forest." The Forest Service is charged with developing...
Forest Service agreement improves management practices

...viable forest products industry."The agency fully stands behind this agreement," said Beth Pendleton, an Alaska regional forester. "It affirms our goals to transition to young growth forest management to promote small businesses, improve access...
Tongass plan makes its debut

...young growth is studied and adjusted as necessary. It asks for changes in leadership, with more power given to regional foresters. "This runs counter to the current culture in which District Rangers, in order to be safe and not take any risk...
Winter's trash is spring's problem

...bottles. And empty cigarette packages."Juneau apparently smokes a lot of Marlboroughs," she joked.The deputy regional forester for the U.S. Forest Service office in Juneau was one of about seven USFS employees who cleaned up litter on the...
My Turn: Collaborating for economic development, community health

...a healthy Southeast Alaska economy for the future. I'm looking forward to continuing our work together for the betterment of Southeast Alaska.? Beth Pendleton is the Regional Forester for the U.S. Forest Service Alaska Region.
Tongass Advisory Committee finishes its plan for changing forest strategy

...said. "It's been a privilege to try and get ahead of that transition before the catastrophe."Forest Service Regional Forester Beth Pendleton, following the TAC's vote, called the committee's work "absolutely monumental.""There's...
State forestry to be managed from Fairbanks

...will most likely become one.The lone remaining regional forester would be based in Fairbanks and be responsible for...state's program, State Forester Chris Maisch said. A regional forester position in Ketchikan would be eliminated, but lower-level...
Ferry, timber, UAS dollars added back

...600 per year; Juneau's on $133,500; and Haines' on $230,600.Southeast would lose its regional forester. The remaining regional forester would be based in Fairbanks, Maisch said. Education clawbackThe University of Alaska Southeast's anticipated...
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JEDC opens 2015 Innovation Summit with talk on connection and networking

...Peterson, City and Borough of Juneau Mayor Merrill Sanford, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and U.S. Forest Service Regional Forester Beth Pendleton.Keynote speaker Mark Skinner talked about the importance of investment in innovation from public...


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