Tongass Advisory Committee to meet

The federal Tongass National Forest Advisory Committee will meet in Ketchikan from the draft environmental impact statement for the amendment to the Tongass National Forest plan and review its recommendations to the Forest Service...
Forest Service considers cabin fee hikes in Chugach, Tongass

...Forest Service is asking for public input as it considers whether to raise rental rates for 184 public cabins in the Chugach and Tongass national forests.According to the Forest Service proposal, the rate increases would be implemented in stages across three...
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

The Tongass will be roadless once more.The U.S...court ruling 6-5 that overturned the Tongass National Forest's exemption to the President...National Forest System Land. In 2003, the Tongass was granted an exemption, which was successfully...
Businesses pen Tongass letter to Congress

...industry want Congress to spend more on Tongass National Forest recreation programs...investment for this important program in the Tongass (National Forest)," the letter states...Holst wrote in an email last week.The Tongass National Forest had a budget of about...
My Turn: Tongass programs growing in right direction

...critical decline in federal funding for the Tongass National Forest recreation program. ATIA...resources afforded by being surrounded by the Tongass National Forest, ATIA thanks Sen. Lisa...decline has been even steeper for the Tongass National Forest, which has suffered nearly...
Tongass Historical Museum plans photography exhibit based on recreation of historic photos

...Now," the fall-winter exhibit at the Tongass Historical Museum, will open Oct., where you can pick...deadline for turning in all materials at the Tongass Historical Museum is Sept. 25th at 5...
Alaska Editorial: Roadless Rule in Supreme Court's hands - eventually including large swaths of the Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska.A parting...battle has focused on the Roadless Rule in the Tongass National Forest.The Tongass was exempted from the Roadless Rule by a 9th Circuit...
Juneau's Hidden History: Amalga, Juneau's ghost town

Deep in the Tongass National Forest sit the remains of the once profitable gold mining town of Amalga. The town's beginnings can be traced back...
My Turn: Tongass Advisory Committee fails tourism

The battle over the Tongass continues as the 15-member Tongass Advisory Committee (TAC) prepares for its next meeting...created to quickly and locally address the future of the Tongass in response to the 2010 "Transition Framework," a...
Arizona forest boss to lead Tongass

...plate when he shows up for his new gig as Tongass National Forest supervisor this spring...the past 20 years, nearly every large Tongass timber sale has been appealed or litigated...the phone Saturday that working on the Tongass is "a lifelong dream and an opportunity...


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