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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...
My Turn: How much wilderness is enough?

...I'm really open to serious discussion of what that might mean, what it might look like, and how it might work. Tom Puchlerz of Ketchikan is the supervisor of the Tongass National Forest.
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...
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...
Tenakee residents unhappy about timber sale

...materials needed by local, family-owned mills to help keep them operating," said Tongass National Forest Supervisor Tom Puchlerz. Sitka District Forester Rick Abt said several mills could potentially bid on the sale once it is advertised, including...
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

...a ruling March 30 that blocks actions that significantly change Tongass wilderness areas. Tongass Forest Supervisor Tom Puchlerz said he couldn't speculate on the impacts in Alaska of today's roadless decision. Environmentalists said the announcement...
Judge set to rule on logging ban

...on a wilderness analysis with planning for individual timber sales has been a challenge, Tongass Forest Supervisor Tom Puchlerz said in an interview Thursday. "It's a real fine tightrope I'm trying to walk here," he said. "We'll see...
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...
My Turn: What do you need from the Tongass?

...produce goods, services and jobs for the American people and the people of Southeast Alaska makes sense to me, too. Tom Puchlerz is supervisor of the Tongass National Forest for the U.S. Forest Service.


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