My Turn: Tongass officials should look to the future

Big changes are coming for the Tongass National Forest. Agency officials should seize the opportunity...sensitivity to the greatness of the treasured Tongass National Forest.? Jim Furnish is a former deputy chief of the...
Keep Tongass National Forest beautiful, wild, public 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...
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...
USFS invites public to International Migratory Bird Day

The Tongass National Forest will host International Migratory Bird Day activities on Saturday...The day will mark more than sixteen years of participation by Tongass National Forest.The IMBD program is family-friendly and free of charge...
Parks honored for silviculture work

...award to an outstanding Alaskan silviculturist. Tongass National Forest silviculturist, Renaker D. Parks, 2013, but (also) during his tenure on the Tongass National Forest," said Regional Forester Beth Pendleton...
Senators push for Tongass timber production

...over the slow pace of timber production in the Tongass National Forest.Murkowski, R-Alaska, said chief Tom Tidwell's...permitting for other multiple-use activities on the Tongass National Forest, and the next year we find ourselves having the...
Sitka man gets medal, 6 decades late

...and going to work for the Fish and Wildlife Service in Juneau. He later became the only biologist on the north Tongass National Forest, working for the U.S. Forest Service, and retired in 1981.When asked by friends and family in recent years...
Wrangell Bearfest opens next week

...July 23. The short film, developed by the Sitka Conservation Society, illustrates the beauty and diversity of Tongass National Forest Wilderness Areas.For a complete schedule and more information visit the event website at http://www.alaskabearfest...
A new plan for the Tongass National Forest

A Tuesday announcement that the U.S. Forest Service would be modifying its five-year plan for the Tongass National Forest received positive and negative reactions from both the conservation and pro-development communities. The statement...
My Turn: The Tongass needs your voice

...timber management plan for the Tongass National Forest.As a United States Department...diversity of interests in the Tongass National Forest and the array of resources...future stewardship of the Tongass National Forest.? Beth Pendleton is the...


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