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Protect Berners Bay

This letter is in response to Mr. Tom Puchlerz's My Turn in Sunday's paper. I appreciate his letter suggesting that the door is not closed for some type of permanent protection...
Ask the right question

In his recent My Turn article, Tongass Forest Supervisor Tom Puchlerz poses the question, "How much wilderness is enough?" The question many of us who work, play, and use the fish and wildlife...
My Turn: Forest Service builds legacy on clearcuts with sadness, and frustration, Forest Supervisor Tom Puchlerz's op-ed (March 9) attempting to explain his failure...been the biggest money loser of any national forest. Tom Puchlerz hopes to continue this dubious tradition. Sadly, roading...
State Briefs

...Roman Kalytiak. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for Oct. 23. Tongass supervisor heads for Montana KETCHIKAN - Tom Puchlerz, the Tongass National Forest supervisor, has accepted a job with the U.S. Forest Service in Montana. Puchlerz...
My Turn: To understand science, preserve old-growth forest

...primeval forests hold the keys to diversity, productivity and scientific understanding. Forest Service Tongass Supervisor Tom Puchlerz seems to have pandered to the concept of wilderness (Empire, June 11) when he was not equally concerned about the...
USFS to evaluate Tongass wilderness

...address wilderness protections, while continuing to analyze areas for possible timber sales, Tongass Forest Supervisor Tom Puchlerz said. The supplement will be released for a 90-day public comment period in early 2002. "This is not a revision...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...million roadless acres are affected. "We will comply with the court's orders immediately," Tongass Forest Supervisor Tom Puchlerz said in a prepared statement Wednesday. "As an immediate precaution, we have directed loggers working under contract...
USFS: No new wilderness in the Tongass

...It follows an earlier draft recommendation of no new Tongass wilderness designations from Tongass Forest Supervisor Tom Puchlerz. Puchlerz said 38 percent of the 17-million-acre Tongass is subject to wilderness-type management. Wildlife...
State Briefs

...announced Monday. Forest Cole, Alaska Region director of forest management, was selected to replace forest supervisor Tom Puchlerz, said Alaska regional forester Denny Bschor. Cole has spent 23 years of his career working on the Tongass. "I welcome...
State Briefs danger may be rare in southeast Alaska, but we're facing it right now," Tongass National Forest Supervisor Tom Puchlerz said in a prepared statement. Campfires are not the only way wildfires are started, said Mike Curran, the coastal...


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