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Arizona forest boss to lead Tongass ..."I certainly am cognizant that there are a lot of ongoing activities and challenges."Current Tongass supervisor Forrest Cole is retiring after 40 years with the Forest Service. He has headed Tongass operations since 2003...
Timber Vs. Wolves

...predator-prey ecological community on Prince of Wales Island." That was enough for Pendleton to halt the sale and direct Tongass Supervisor Forest Cole to investigate Person's statement further before moving forward with the sale.Pendleton and Cole...
19 months and counting on Tongass National Forest exemption appeal

...That by itself doesn't cut down a single more tree."Also at the board meeting, U.S. Forest Service Tongass Supervisor Forrest Cole gave an update on the new Tongass Plan Advisory Committee, which will amend the Tongass management...
Beyond timber: Hydroelectric project would potentially power 77,000 homes

...the Presidential permit. It's that permit - and a feasibility study - that the Forest Service is waiting for, Tongass Supervisor Forest Cole said.Getting the project through the Forest Service's permitting process is not a prime concern...
New bathhouse opens at White Sulphur Springs much support from area residents favoring a bathhouse that would support the traditional use of the site that Tongass Supervisor Forrest Cole withdrew that decision and called instead for public comments on how the bathhouse should be rebuilt...
O'Connor announced as new Tongass supervisor

The U.S. Forest Service announced Tricia O'Connor will serve as the new Tongass National Forest deputy supervisor. O'Connor has been serving as acting deputy since July. She officially steps into the role on Feb. 13.
Tongass timber plan revision to use 1982 rules

...National Forest has received federal approval to use a previous version of agency rules to correct its forest plan, Tongass supervisor Forrest Cole announced Tuesday in Juneau. Sound off on the important issues at Cole said he signed a notice on...
Ketchikan sawmill closes, cites red tape

...Seley, owner of Pacific Log & Lumber. "The industry is out of capital, out of logs and almost out of desire." Tongass Supervisor Forrest Cole acknowledged that the Forest Service's timber program is flawed. But the agency has tried to get...
State Briefs

...years in prison, said Palmer District Attorney Roman Kalytiak. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for Oct. 23. Tongass supervisor heads for Montana KETCHIKAN - Tom Puchlerz, the Tongass National Forest supervisor, has accepted a job with the...
My Turn: To understand science, preserve old-growth forest

...those rich primeval forests hold the keys to diversity, productivity and scientific understanding. Forest Service Tongass Supervisor Tom Puchlerz seems to have pandered to the concept of wilderness (Empire, June 11) when he was not equally concerned...


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