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Tongass plan makes its debut

...representatives has reached a consensus: the Tongass Advisory Committee has submitted its draft...should operate timber harvests in the Tongass. Troll noted that while there are no...different values and different users of the Tongass National Forest through a concept dubbed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-19/tongass-plan-makes-its-debut
Local
Police & Fire for Friday, May 29, 2015

...Mendenhall Mall Road.? At 5:08 p.m. Tuesday, a 43-year-old man reported the theft of a bicycle in the 3400 block of Tongass Boulevard.? At 7:24 p.m. Tuesday, a 45-year-old man reported a theft in the 3000 block of Riverside Drive...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-29/police-fire-friday-may-29-2015
Local
Michael Allan McIntosh

...educating them through their water experience to the value of sound management of old growth forests demonstrated by the vast Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska.Among many formal recognitions that Michael has received are the Founder of Justice Award...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174863133
Tongass Advisory Committee finishes its plan for changing forest strategy

The Tongass Advisory Committee late Friday morning...transition logging in the almost 17 million acre Tongass National Forest from old-growth timber...see how the next 15 years play out in the Tongass."I think there is a chance that we can...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-10/tongass-advisory-committee-finishes-its
Local
Admiralty, from many angles

...President Jimmy Carter declared it a National Monument.Most of the island is now managed by the Forest Service as part of the Tongass National Forest. Nearly 100 miles long, it is home to the densest populations of brown bears and nesting bald eagles in the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27
Art
Youth fishing events announced across Southeast

KETCHIKAN - The Tongass National Forest, partner agencies, groups, businesses and local volunteers are sponsoring youth fishing events throughout Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/youth-fishing-events-announced-acros
Outdoors
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
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
Agitated bear lingering with cubs near Dredge Lake

...were spotted on Chelsea Court near Dredge Lake by another resident who reported the sighting on Facebook.In a message on the Tongass National Forest website, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center director John Neary said "she remains protective of her cubs and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-26/agitated-bear-lingering-cubs-near-dredg
Local
USFS invites public to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day; bird walks begin

JUNEAU - The Tongass National Forest will host International...millions of acres of forested habitat, the Tongass is a destination for temperate rainforest...more than 17 years of participation by Tongass National Forest.Morning events will...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-15/usfs-invites-public-celebrate-intern
Outdoors

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