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Heavy rains force closure of Sandy Beach Road to Coffman Cove

...roads, including washouts and downed trees," Huddleston-Lorton added. "Please use extreme caution when traveling on forest roads."To report any road issues on the island, call the Thorne Bay Ranger District at 907-828-3304.
Youth fishing events announced across Southeast

...printing. All ages are invited. For more information, contact Barbara Adams at 907-789-6252.The Craig and Thorne Bay Ranger Districts will celebrate the The Jim Beard Memorial 23rd Annual Kids Fishing Day on a date to be announced later...
Forest Service plans to close 10 low-use cabins

...cabins on the Petersburg District; Binkley Slough Cabin on the Wrangell Ranger District; McGilvery Cabin within the Thorne Bay Ranger District; and Square Lake Cabin within the Yakutat Ranger District.
To protect the old trees, Tongass Advisory Committee considers the right way to cull the young

...terrain flat enough to be safely loggged, for example) for harvest. Most suitable young growth is located in the Thorne Bay Ranger District."We have to figure out what is the land base we're talking about," committee member Lynn Jungwirth...
Tongass National Forest to release Big Thorne Project

...Bay Project EISP.O. Box 19001Thorne Bay, AK 99919-0001? Hand-delivered comments should be brought to the Thorne Bay Ranger District, 1312 Federal Way, Thorne Bay, AK 99919. The hours for submitting hand-delivered comments are 8 a...
Timber scraps providing heat

...future from thinning projects," Neill said. The Thorne Bay school district and the Tongass National Forest's Thorne Bay ranger district are both considering converting from oil to wood-fired boilers. The ranger district would use wood scraps...
Lauds small timber sales

...premium on providing small quantities of wood in a timely manner to nearby businesses. Almost all the wood sold on the Thorne Bay Ranger District these days is through the micro-sale program. Compare these community-focused, value-packed, environmentally...
Public workshops planned on Big Thorne Stewardship Area

...during the associated public comment periods. The first workshop is being planned for May 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the Thorne Bay Ranger District Office. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Additional workshops will be scheduled every 3 to 4...
My Turn: Bad legislation keeps coming back are being protected? The current economic development selections are now situated almost entirely inside the Thorne Bay Ranger District. Where was Sealaska's consideration for local jobs when they cut to the bone around Hoonah and Kake...
Forest Service considers SE Alaska road closures

KETCHIKAN - The Craig and Thorne Bay Ranger Districts are seeking to reduce the 1,419 miles of open Forest Service roads on Prince of Wales Island by 40 percent. Thorne...


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