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Firefighters battle two Juneau wildfires

...yet," Woodrow said, expressing disbelief. "There was a lot of people boating around the area."Wildfires in Southeast forests are fueled by duff, the layer of organic materials (tree needles, pine cones, alder leaves, dead moss and lichen...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-07/firefighters-battle-two-juneau-wildfire
Local
Southeast forest plan meetings scheduled

The Alaska Division of Forestry is continuing its public hearings on the draft Southeast State Forest Plan. The draft, released March 9, describes how the state intends to manage the 48,000-acre Southeast State Forest.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-15/southeast-forest-plan-meetings-schedule
Local
Despite looming cut, changes to timber program debated

...118 sale in regions where timber is underharvested. Without the change, the state will reach its sale limit in Southeast forests in two to three years, State Forester Chris Maisch said at the hearing.Viking Lumber Co. co-owner and general...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-05/despite-looming-cut-changes-timber-prog
State | Local | AK legislature
Cottonwoods color Southeast forests in vivid shades

I think my favorite tree around here is the black cottonwood, perhaps in part because we live surrounded by the somber greens of spruce and hemlock and I miss the interesting variety of deciduous trees typical of my native Midwest.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090306/out_20060903004.shtml
Outdoors
Nongame studies: Whales to warblers

...outfit them with maps and GPS, I can turn them loose." Another owl project, targeting these nocturnal raptors in Southeast forests, is a joint effort between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. According...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112804/out_20041127002.shtml
Outdoors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Administration in Kansas and Iowa before moving to Juneau. Wehnes earned a degree in forestry, then discovered Southeast forests are wet, and took a course for state park rangers. It's a people job, officers said. They're the front-line...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010399/Ins_cops.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...The first half of the movie was shot in Juneau, renamed Port Henry. The second half was filmed in the surrounding Southeast forest and focused on the three main characters. Sayles said watching the French audience at Cannes, it was apparent they...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070699/Loc_sayles.shtml
He made Alaska a better place for all

...Walter A. Soboleff quietly stepped from a restful sleep into the Northern winds, into the budding spring of the Southeast forest, to begin his final flourishing journey from Earth to Heaven. All Alaska is better for the 102 years he graced us...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-05-28/he-made-alaska-better-place-all
Opinion
Cops in Juneau

...Administration in Kansas and Iowa before moving to Juneau. Wehnes earned a degree in forestry, then discovered Southeast forests are wet, and took a course for state park rangers. It's a people job, officers said. They're the front-line...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010399/Ins_cops.html
Inside
Wrangling over Tongass timber's future continues

...offerings in roadless areas of the Tongass, even while the federal review is under way on whether to include the Southeast forest in a road-building ban. There is no interim protection for roadless areas of the Tongass, and about half of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010400/Biz_timber.html
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