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My Turn: Southeast is paying for slow Tongass transition

...move beyond the stalemated timber wars. It seemed to build on conversations that had been maturing within the Tongass Futures Roundtable, a series of discussions among policy makers and the public.To see where the Tongass transition stood, we...
Forest Service will get public's help as it drafts logging plan for Tongass

...controversial."This isn't the first time the Forest Service has tried to work on the plan.In 2005, the Tongass Futures Roundtable came together to discuss many of the issues on the table now, Cole said."That's the first time people...
End of an era as Botelho prepares to leave City Hall

...undertakings. I continue to have commitments," said Botelho. He said will continue his work as moderator of the Tongass Futures Roundtable, a group of stakeholders working on Tongass National Forest policy issues. He will also continue to "keep a...
My Turn: Recipe for disaster

...should not be repeated.The Timber Task Force was composed of people who walked away from participation in the Tongass Futures Roundtable, a multi-party collaborative group founded to deal with exactly the issues addressed by this Task Force...
Tongass enemies put heads together to resolve conflicts

...Alaska can rally around," Rey said. Since the Bothell meeting, the 31 participants have dubbed themselves the Tongass Futures Roundtable and they have met twice - once in Wrangell and this week, in Juneau - without getting into fist fights or storming...
Empire editorial: Keep working hard to shape Tongass' future

...commendable how hard stakeholders who attended the Tongass Futures Roundtable worked together last week to discuss state, and members of the Tongass Futures Roundtable are following in that tradition by building...
O'Connor announced as new Tongass supervisor

...Tongass officials. In a press release, Cole cited O'Connor's "extensive work with the state of Alaska, Tongass Futures Roundtable, tribal and Native corporation interests, as well as her key role in getting the 2008 Forest Plan completed...
Tongass Futures Roundtable begins first meeting of year in Juneau

The Tongass Futures Roundtable had its hands full Wednesday during its first meeting of 2011...the business side of the forest is the main purpose of the Tongass Futures Roundtable. More information can be found at
Court OKs Tongass settlement

...said talks on the agreement began in earnest last fall and were largely aided by concurrent meetings of the Tongass Futures Roundtable. Not all parties to the settlement were members of the group, but Uloth said that the meetings helped solve...
Juneau could pull out of Tongass Roundtable

...soon be considering whether to pull out of the Tongass Futures Roundtable. Deputy mayor Merrill Sanford called for the...comment on Friday. For more information on the Tongass Futures Roundtable, go to To review...


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