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Study: Tongass transition stalled

...dropped the ball on transitioning the Tongass National Forest to young-growth timber...specializes in studying land use, says the "Tongass National Forest has made no meaningful...Forest Service has continued to make its Tongass National Forest timber program its most...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/study-tongass-transition-stalled
Local
Forest Service criticized over Tongass management

...end old-growth logging in Alaska's Tongass National Forest have stalled and millions...Service pledged to change the way the Tongass's abundant natural resources are managed...Forest Service's top priority on the Tongass National Forest."Focusing so heavily...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-18/forest-service-criticized-over-tongass-
State
USDA: 'We're serious about a transition'

...S. Forest Service is spending on its Tongass National Forest timber program is an investment...from Washington, D.C., to attend the Tongass Advisory Committee meeting taking place...spend an average of 37 percent of its Tongass budget on its timber program each year...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-20/usda-were-serious-about-transition
Local
SHI wraps up Native American Heritage Month lecture series Tuesday

...entitled "Changing shorelines and the Search for Early Habitation Sites" led by Jim Baichtal, Forest Geologist with the Tongass National Forest.Here is a synopsis of what he will be discussing:An extensive literature search and years of field reconnaissance...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-20/shi-wraps-native-american-heritage-month-
Art
Local sports calendar

...m.).GYMNASTICSHome, 4:30 p.m., Southeast Alaska Gymnastics Academy intersquad meet at gymnastics academy (3009 Tongass Blvd). Girls levels 3-6 and boys level 5 will compete.YOUTH BASKETBALLHome, Parks & Recreation Youth Basketball Registration...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-21/local-sports-calendar
Sports
To protect the old trees, Tongass Advisory Committee considers the right way to cull the young

Before the Tongass Advisory Committee can advise the U...to harvest young-growth timber in the Tongass, it must first figure out what it's...harvest.Since the 19th century, the Tongass National Forest has been prized by loggers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-11/protect-old-trees-committee-considers-r
Local
Tongass Advisory Committee second meeting scheduled

The second meeting of the Tongass Advisory Committee will be held Sept. 10...recommendations on forest management on the Tongass with emphasis on young-growth management...www.fs.usda.gov/goto/R10/Tongass/TAC.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/tongass-advisory-committee-second-me
Outdoors
Local Sports Calendar

...m.).GYMNASTICSHome, 4:30 p.m., Southeast Alaska Gymnastics Academy intersquad meet at gymnastics academy (3009 Tongass Blvd). Girls levels 3-6 and boys level 5 will compete. Saturday, Nov. 22HOCKEYHome, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas hosts...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-19/local-sports-calendar-0
Sports
Local Sports Calendar

...m.).GYMNASTICSHome, 4:30 p.m., Southeast Alaska Gymnastics Academy intersquad meet at gymnastics academy (3009 Tongass Blvd). Girls levels 3-6 and boys level 5 will compete. Saturday, Nov. 22HOCKEYHome, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas hosts...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-19/local-sports-calendar
Sports
USFS reminds citizens of winter ice, cave safety

...the "Mendenhall Glacier and ice cave frequently asked questions" section on the Tongass National Forest website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/tongass.These FAQs address topics, such as the need for hikers to be prepared for rugged...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/usfs-reminds-citizens-winter-ice-cav
Outdoors

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