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GSACC protests committee's forest work

...represent over 200 years of experience on Tongass conservation issues. We are writing this...process the Forest Service used to form the Tongass Advisory Committee (TAC), and the predictably...recently was deputy forest supervisor for the Tongass. The other two are from Sitka, where...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-06/gsacc-protests-committees-forest-work
Letters
Police & Fire for Wednesday, May 6, 2015

...general threat of physical harm to students" by an anonymous caller to Glacier Valley Elementary School in the 3400 block of Tongass Boulevard. There were no suspicious persons located at the school or in the vicinity, and the source of the call is being...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-06/police-fire-wednesday-may-6-2015
Local
Celebrating the birds of the Stikine

...The migratory bird festivals in Alaska ? in Wrangell, in Yakutat, and in Cordova ? are all meant to do that, said Tongass Wildlife Program Manager Brian Logan. The Forest Service takes a key role in organizing all three.Plus, birds are fun to...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/celebrating-birds-stikine
Art
Letter: Tongass Advisory Committee has predetermined outcome

...United States Forest Service created the Tongass Advisory Committee to provide input from stakeholders for their revised Tongass Land Management Plan. However, in...work on coming up with ideas for the Tongass Land Management Plan, and then told "here...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-25/letter-tongass-advisory-committee-has
Letters
My Turn: Alaskan timber industry may jeopardize Alaska

...Forest Service's own goal of managing the Tongass for the long-term social, economic...call it financially sustainable. But the Tongass timber program does exactly that, and...released this winter showed just how extreme Tongass timber subsidies are. The Headwaters...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-05/alaskan-timber-industry-may-jeopardiz
Opinion
Another school locked down

...the day at 2:30 p.m., the regularly scheduled time.Parents picking up their kids from the school, located at 3400 Tongass Boulevard, saw uniformed police officers on scene. The school district informed parents of the incident via automated phone...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-04/another-school-locked-down
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-06/arizona-forest-boss-lead-tongass
State

...pushing for an earlier publication date next year). And those listed toward the end, such as the Sitka Whale Fest and the Tongass Rainforest Festival, don't really belong under the "summer" heading, but hey, sometimes it's hard to tell what season...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-03-0
Not For Web
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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-13/my-turn-tongass-advisory-committee-fa
Opinion

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