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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...
Getting a handle on Thorne Bay energy reported by folks in the Thorne Bay Ranger Office. No other power line...30 miles to Thorne Bay, the Thorne Bay Ranger Station and Forest Service. The entire problem lies with the Thorne Bay Ranger station and an internal power...
Photo: Trimming the governor's tree

...Getting the tree to Juneau was a joint venture by the Thorne Bay Business Association, the Forest Service's Thorne Bay Ranger District, city of Thorne Bay, Alaska Forest Association and Boyer Alaska Bargelines.
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...
Groups appeal Prince of Wales logging plan

...Prince of Wales Island, northeast of the community of Thorne Bay. It covers about 56,133 acres mostly within the Thorne Bay Ranger District. The Forest Service announced in a June ruling it would allow 75 million board-feet to be harvested from...
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...
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...


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