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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
My turn: Facts get lost in the forest debate

...the laws and spend the money we're given. You can rest assured we will continue to implement this contract efficiently and effectively while protecting the health of the forest. Forrest Cole is the Tongass National Forest supervisor.
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...


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