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State calls for appeals against Vallenar Bay timber sale

...Department of Natural Resources' Division of Forestry decision to sell timber from the Vallenar Bay unit of the Southeast State Forest on Gravina Island are due by May 27.The Ketchikan Daily News reported that the state decided May 4 that the sale was...
Letter: The downfall of the timber budget

...Brown timber sale on the Haines state forest just upriver of the Alaska Chilkat...all available timber in Southeast state forests, University of Alaska lands and...notion that cutting Southeast Alaska state forests can somehow keep afloat mills dependent...
Empire Editorial: Legislature's logjam puts control in hands of cities, boroughs

...state foresters in the state's largest state forest, the 283,000-acre Haines State Forest.As Tom Morphet, editor of the Chilkat...prevention. Without those foresters, the state forest will be managed from Juneau or Ketchikan...
Egan's attempt to save Haines forestry office fails in Senate

...stationed in or within one mile of the state forest resource management area."Budgets...two forestry jobs there.Haines State Forest, at 286,000 acres, is the second-largest state forest in Alaska.While Egan's amendment...
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Southeast forest plan meetings scheduled

...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.Hearings continue 6-8 p.m. today in Petersburg's...
Letter: Tongass Advisory Committee has predetermined outcome

The United States Forest Service created the Tongass Advisory Committee to provide input from stakeholders for their revised Tongass Land Management Plan...
Draft Southeast State Forest Plan available for comment

...comment on the draft Southeast State Forest Management Plan through April 30...33 units of the 48,000-acre state forest. The forest units are located...Legislature established the Southeast State Forest in 2010 and 2011 for the primary...
Mushroom hunters find tasty harvest

...produce an above average yield, he said. Better after the burnThe United States Department of Agriculture and United States Forest Service published the results of a study on after-burn yields titled "Harvesting Morels After Wildfire in Alaska...
State forestry to be managed from Fairbanks

...permits are issued. People with permits are allowed to chop down and haul home cords of wood from designated areas in state forests.The majority of the approximately 1,200 permits issued in 2014 went to people in the Fairbanks, Tok and Delta...
Board of Forestry to meet March 23-24

...and research.Topics for the regular board meeting will include 2015 legislation, the 2016 budgets, the Southeast State Forest Management Plan, a petition to list Alaska yellow cedar under the Endangered Species Act, and other business.Both...


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