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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...
State | Local | AK legislature
Study: Tongass transition stalled 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...
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...
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...
Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition 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...
Small timber sales near Gustavus are 1st for Tongass

The Tongass National Forest supervisor has agreed to offer precedent-setting small timber...detailed proposal offered last March by Gustavus residents, Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole decided to break up Point Couverden's...
Former Tongass forester named chief of U.S. Forest Service

A former Tongass National Forest supervisor has been chosen as the first woman to head the U.S. Forest Service, succeeding Dale Bosworth. Sound off on the important issues...
My turn: Cole does some fancy work on Kensington EIS

It was with a great sense of irony that I read Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole's My Turn send-up of the agency's job on the Tongass this last year (Empire, May 26). Supervisor Cole wants...
Alaska Digest

...go-ahead from the highest Forest Service authority in Alaska. Regional forester Dennis Bschor this week upheld Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole's decision to authorize the project on Revillagigedo Island, 20 miles north of Ketchikan...
Tongass land plan approved

...restrict or increase timber sales in the 17-million acre forest. The announcement came shortly after Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forest Cole completed his required five-year review of the Tongass 1997 land and resource management plan...


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