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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...
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...
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...
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...
Letter: The downfall of the timber budget

...11 My Turn, "Ax the timber budget," was right on target. The 1,000 acre Baby Brown timber sale on the Haines state forest just upriver of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve threatens to do just what Mr. Olson describes: "... remove...
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...
State | AK legislature
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...
Sating Southeast's 'timber famine'

...we can local mills and communities in Southeast Alaska."Southern Southeast Alaska includes about 50,000 acres of state forest. The Tongass National Forest is 17 million acres.Maisch said 118 sales are relatively uncommon across the state because...
State | Local | AK legislature
Protesters climb Oregon Capitol dome, hang sign

...protesters opposed to selling Oregon state forest land broke away from a tour plans for the Elliott State Forest. They were removed from the building...increased logging in the Elliott State Forest, the Salem Statesman Journal reported...
Parnell proposes increase to Southeast State Forest

...double the size of the Southeast State Forest in an effort to boost the region's...concerns, however. The Southeast State Forest is a collection of state-owned...existing state-owned land as state forest. The Southeast State Forest can...


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