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Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...a lower court ruling 6-5 that overturned the Tongass National Forest's exemption to the President George W. Bush-era...same."Today's decision is great news for the Tongass National Forest and for all those who rely on its roadless areas...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/tongass-exemption-roadless-rule-overtur
State
My Turn: Tongass programs growing in right direction

...in federal funding for the Tongass National Forest recreation program. ATIA...by being surrounded by the Tongass National Forest, ATIA thanks Sen. Lisa...been even steeper for the Tongass National Forest, which has suffered nearly...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-28/my-turn-tongass-programs-growing-righ
Opinion
Meetings set for invasive plants discussion

The Tongass National Forest is developing an invasive plant management plan for northern...or Anne Marie, 747-6671.For more information, contact Tongass National Forest Ecology, Botany and Invasive Species Program manager Patti...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-15/meetings-set-invasive-plants-discussion
Local
Lewis Law Firm comes to Juneau

...program, trails and visitor facilities in the Tongass National Forest.The level of national funding for the Forest...growing demand from our guests for experiencing the Tongass National Forest," Day said. "Tourism is one of our most important...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/lewis-law-firm-comes-juneau
Local
Bill seeking new Native corporations in Congress

...the settlement act was passed, Congress was lobbied by the timber industry, which wanted to keep more of the Tongass National Forest available for logging."The communities involved here had large lumbering, timbering operations," Young said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-21/bill-seeking-new-native-corporations-co
State
Businesses pen Tongass letter to Congress

...Congress to spend more on Tongass National Forest recreation programs, they...important program in the Tongass (National Forest)," the letter states...an email last week.The Tongass National Forest had a budget of about...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-19/businesses-pen-tongass-letter-congress
Local
Wasilla guide fined for violations in Southeast

...investigated by Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Juneau for guiding multiple non-resident brown bear hunters in the Tongass National Forest within Game Management Unit 4 near Hoonah without having registered for those guide use areas or without holding...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-03/wasilla-guide-fined-violations-southeas
Local
Youth fishing events announced across Southeast

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

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/youth-fishing-events-announced-acros
Outdoors
Tongass plan makes its debut

...narrow focus of the committee's goals, members sought to manage for different values and different users of the Tongass National Forest through a concept dubbed "co-intent."Throughout their recommendations, the committee urges the Forest Service...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-19/tongass-plan-makes-its-debut
Local
My Turn: Who speaks for the trees?

...unfriendly words. Litigation is their more contentious cousin. These words have been making noise for decades in the Tongass National Forest and appeared last week when the Tongass Advisory Committee (TAC) completed its timber harvest transition plan...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-15/my-turn-who-speaks-trees
Opinion

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