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Tongass planning meeting closes with hope

...guardedly optimistic," offered Les Cronk, a timber industry representative from Ketchikan, as the Tongass Advisory...With stakeholders from environmentalists to timber industry representatives making up the Tongass group, some had their...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-25/tongass-planning-meeting-closes-hope
Local
My Turn: The Tongass needs your voice

...organizations and Alaska Native corporation representatives.? Environmental and conservation organizations.? Timber industry representatives.? Federal, state and local government representatives.? Other commercial forest users, those holding...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-25/tongass-needs-your-voice
Opinion
USFS seeks candidates for new Tongass Federal Advisory Committee

...Native corporation representatives; national or regional environmental and/or conservation organizations; timber industry representatives; federal, state and local government representatives; and commercial users, those holding land use permits...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-17/usfs-seeks-candidates-new-tongass-fe
Outdoors
Logjam: Balance or business as usual?

...collaboratively with diverse stakeholders over the past year - including the Forest Service, the state, timber industry representatives, conservation organizations and community members - a conservation alternative to the original Logjam proposal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092109/let_495671408.shtml
Assembly not ready to drop support of Tongass Roundtable

...Sealaska for 14 years, said when he happened upon a roundtable meeting by chance, he was astounded to see timber industry representatives in the same room as conservation groups. Dybdahl said at the time, it was unthinkable."I don't think...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-09-20/assembly-not-ready-drop-support-tongass
Local
Groups want Roadless Rule protection for Tongass forest

...essential sources of food, medicine, clothing and traditional items for artistic and spiritual use." A timber industry representative said the lawsuit, if successful, would damage the region's timber industry, already suffering under reduced...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122309/loc_538938906.shtml
Activists sue to prevent timber sales in roadless areas of nat'l forest

...maintain protections or to allow roads and development for their states' forests. Administration officials and timber industry representatives point out that the Clinton rule was struck down in 2003 by a federal judge who said the executive branch...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100705/sta_20051007025.shtml
News
National Geographic article got it right

...Retherford ("Magazine seeks 'truth' about Tongass," July 8) may not have quoted Forest Service or timber industry representatives, but it presented a balanced and accurate picture of the economic realities that shape people's lives...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071607/let_20070716002.shtml
Opinion
Various users brainstorm on Tongass forest plans

...recently have been far too small and uneconomical for the timber industry to thrive, according to foresters and timber industry representatives. "We've cleared a lot of volume that doesn't pencil out," said Clarence Clark, resource forester...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022908/loc_252439292.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Local News: TLMP will draw fire 7/30/97

...Drawing up a plan to manage the country's largest national forest may be over, but the debate isn't. Timber industry representatives and environmentalists alike plan to appeal the Tongass Land Management Plan, which went into effect this...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073097/tlmp.html
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