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Arizona forest boss to lead Tongass

Earl Stewart will already have a lot on his plate when he shows up for his new gig as Tongass National Forest supervisor this spring.The current Coconino National Forest supervisor now works in Flagstaff, Ariz., but will...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-06/arizona-forest-boss-lead-tongass
State
Sating Southeast's 'timber famine'

...those have dried up as litigation by conservation groups has become the norm.In a previous Empire report, Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole said appeals and lawsuits have kept federal sales from going through and have dealt a serious...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/sating-southeasts-timber-famine
State | Local | AK legislature
Study: Tongass transition stalled

...in two decades - proves the Forest Service is not getting away from selling old growth timber. Calls to Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole were not returned by press time."It's not the case (with Big Thorne) that the Forest...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/study-tongass-transition-stalled
Local
Update: State seeks to intervene in timber lawsuits

...state's motions to intervene.Earthjustice filed two lawsuits in federal court soon after the decision by Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole to move forward.The Big Thorne sale is targeted specifically in one of the lawsuits filed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-16/state-seeks-intervene-timber-lawsuits
State
Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...is the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world and is home to 74,000 people. Forrest Cole, Tongass National Forest supervisor, said the transition to young growth will support a healthy forest ecosystem, while also creating more...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/group-meeting-aid-tongass-transition
State
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...Earthjustice against the USFS, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Regional Forester Beth Pendleton and Tongass National Forest supervisor Forrest Cole.SEACC said the Big Thorne sale is at odds with its work to promote a "local wood economy...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-thorn
Local
Hecla gets expansion rights on Admiralty

...Greens Creek Mining Company to expand its tailings facility in the Admiralty Island National Monument.Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole approved the plan, which authorizes the mining company to expand its existing facility further...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-09/hecla-gets-expansion-rights-admiralty-m
State | Local
Juneau will have a new district ranger in 2014

Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole announced Thursday that Brad Orr will take over the Juneau district next year. Orr is currently the recreation program...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-20/juneau-will-have-new-district-ranger-20
Local
Alaska editorial: Timber sale

...Prince of Wales Island might be an exception.With great luck, the project could become, in the words of Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole, "an important bridge" to the agency's goal of a sustainable, young-growth supported...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-10-27/alaska-editorial-timber-sale
Opinion
State Briefs

...agencies said. "High fire 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051103/sta_stbriefs.shtml
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