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HB 115, Leaders do the right thing

...behind rather than fighting for Alaska and what is right.Most Alaskans consider the restricted access to the Tongass National Forest harmful to Alaska. Southeast Alaskans watched friends, neighbors and businesses leave Alaska as our forest industry...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-04-19/hb-115-leaders-do-right-thing
Letters
Egan's attempt to save Haines forestry office fails in Senate

...said Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka.With environmental organizations protesting each timber sale in the Tongass National Forest, Southeast lumber mills have become reliant on sales in state forests. SB 32 now heads to the Alaska House for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/egans-attempt-save-haines-forestry-offi
State | AK legislature
Keep Tongass National Forest beautiful, wild, public

...so important to keep our Tongass National Forest wild, beautiful and in the...Southeast Alaska and our Tongass National Forest keeps my marine wildlife...makes us a great nation. The Tongass National Forest, established by the great...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/063010/let_663481661.shtml
letters
Quiet ceremony concludes Sealaska land transfer after years of work

Sealaska received 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest in a land transfer Friday, culminating decades...land comprises 2 percent of the total area of the Tongass National Forest. Board Chairman Joseph Nelson said they needed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-07/quiet-ceremony-concludes-sealaska-land-
Local
Arizona forest boss to lead Tongass

...his plate when he shows up for his new gig as Tongass National Forest supervisor this spring.The current Coconino...in Juneau.Kent Cummins, a spokesman for the Tongass National Forest, said Cole's retirement was unrelated to the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-06/arizona-forest-boss-lead-tongass
State
Yellow cedar under consideration for endangered species protection

...Native Alaska cultures and valued as of high value to the timber industry.The decision is great news for the Tongass National Forest and for yellow cedar, said Rebecca Noblin, an attorney in Anchorage for the Center for Biological Diversity...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/yellow-cedar-under-consideration-end
Outdoors
Tongass National Forest youth fishing events

The Tongass National Forest, partner agencies, groups, businesses and local volunteers are sponsoring youth fishing events throughout Southeast Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-29/tongass-national-forest-youth-fishin
Outdoors
Study: Tongass transition stalled

...ball on transitioning the Tongass National Forest to young-growth timber...studying land use, says the "Tongass National Forest has made no meaningful shift...has continued to make its Tongass National Forest timber program its most generously...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/study-tongass-transition-stalled
Local
My Turn: Southeast is paying for slow Tongass transition

Alaska's Tongass National Forest garnered headlines in recent...data and literature on the Tongass National Forest and Southeast Alaska. We...Until that happens, the Tongass National Forest will continue to lose more...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-04/my-turn-southeast-paying-slow-tongass
Opinion
Sealaska nears final land claim

...receive the final acres of Tongass National Forest land it is entitled to...of the 17 million-acre Tongass National Forest to Sealaska, fulfilling...bill's advancement."The Tongass National Forest is a world-class fishery...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/sealaska-nears-final-land-claim
Local

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