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Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...new management plan for the Tongass National Forest. The new plan will shift...Southeast together." The Tongass National Forest is the largest intact temperate...000 people. Forrest Cole, Tongass National Forest supervisor, said the transition...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/group-meeting-aid-tongass-transition
State
Company behind Mt. Polley disaster to open mine near Southeast Alaska

...watershed, one of the largest salmon producers in the Tongass National Forest.The Red Chris Project, an open-pit copper...an important salmon-producing river for the Tongass National Forest."A breach like this would be a disaster...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/company-behind-mt-polley-disaster-open-
Local
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...organization 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-thorn
Local
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
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
My Turn: Alaska turns to young growth forests

Management of the old-growth forests of the Tongass National Forest has been the source of substantial controversy both in Alaska and nationally for decades. Many Alaskans recognize the jobs and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-25/my-turn-alaska-turns-young-growth-for
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-07/my-turn
Opinion
Parks honored for silviculture work

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

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-29/parks-honored-silviculture-work
Outdoors
Researcher: Some rivers' salmon at risk

A Juneau-based scientist recently published a study that found climate change poses a serious threat to the Tongass National Forest's snow-fed salmon streams. On the other hand, watersheds too cold for big salmon runs may become more productive...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/researcher-some-rivers-salmon-risk
Outdoors
Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...Stikine is the largest watershed by volume in the Tongass National Forest and fourth-largest in the state."Our watersheds...really good job in protecting the habitats."The Tongass National Forest produces about 28 percent of Alaska's salmon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/sens-begich-murkowski-call-action-trans
State

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