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USFS, Department of Law claim win in Logjam case

...Service. He said he received word that a federal district court ruled in favor of the USFS in a lawsuit by the Tongass Conservation Society, Greenpeace and Cascadia Wildlands. The lawsuit was to stop Logjam timber sales on Prince of Wales Island...
Court rules in favor of USFS over timber sales

...Department of Law aided the USFS in its litigation against the plaintiffs Cascadia Wildlands, Greenpeace and the Tongass Conservation Society. Both sides of the issue weighed in on the meaning of litigations like this that concern Alaska's natural...
Naturally Aware

...information about the Tongass Conservation Society's calendar, call...environmental group, the Tongass Conservation Society. To preserve some Ketchikan over the Tongass Conservation Society's decades-long battle...
Tales of pioneer conservationists

...photographed all the participants. Included were Orvel and Carmen Holum of Ketchikan, who helped found the Tongass Conservation Society - a group so unpopular the members met in secret after dark; Mark Hickok of Anchorage, who helped create...
Roadless comment deadline nears

...the chicken coop on an issue like saving wild forests," he said. Elmer Makua, executive director of the Tongass Conservation Society, pointed to a proposed timber sale on Gravina Island near Ketchikan as a threat to subsistence resources...
Where a logging ban and local hopes collide

...dying industry," said Wayne Weihing, a former employee of the Ketchikan pulp mill and now a member of the Tongass Conservation Society, a grassroots group that opposes the Gravina sale. "They keep saying they have to save the economy. But...
Court OKs Tongass settlement

...the agreement. The plaintiff groups include the Organized Village of Kake, Sitka Conservation Society, the Tongass Conservation Society, the National Audubon Society, the Natural Resources Defense Council, The Wilderness Society, Southeast...
Lawsuit filed over UA land transfer

...lawsuit was filed earlier this month in Superior Court by the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council and the Tongass Conservation Society, both groups based in Southeast Alaska. The groups contend that the land grant, authorized by the state...
My turn: Where does SEACC's money come from?

...Conservation League, Sierra Club, Juneau Group, Sitka Conservation Society, Taku Conservation Society, Tongass Conservation Society, Wrangell Resource Council or the Yakutat Resource Conservation Council? Are these groups holding bake sales...
My Turn: Forest Service has a blueprint for disaster

...the man who builds his house in a flood plain, the Forest Service is stumbling into the next 50 years with a blueprint for disaster. Soren Wuerth is a teacher, activist and board member of the Tongass Conservation Society in Ketchikan.


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