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Tongass Advisory Committee to meet

The federal Tongass National Forest Advisory Committee will meet in Ketchikan from Dec...review the draft environmental impact statement for the amendment to the Tongass National Forest plan and review its recommendations to the Forest Service...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-30/tongass-advisory-committee-meet
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-30/forest-service-considers-cabin-fee-h
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/tongass-exemption-roadless-rule-overtur
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-19/businesses-pen-tongass-letter-congress
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
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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-28/my-turn-tongass-programs-growing-righ
Opinion
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
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
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. 23...ketchikan.ak.us/departments/museums/tongass_upcoming.html, where you can pick...deadline for turning in all materials at the Tongass Historical Museum is Sept. 25th at 5...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-22/tongass-historical-museum-plans-photograp
Art

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