My Turn: Sealaska receives new ANCSA land

...Huna Totem Corporation, Hoonah Indian Association, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), U.S. Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the State of Alaska.This concept of co-management between tribes, Alaska...
Flipping Douglas Island

...backside of Douglas. The City and Borough of Juneau owns 3,400 acres that borders the Goldbelt-owned land. (The U.S. Forest Service also owns substantial tracts, but these are mostly mountainous and not buildable.)CBJ, not Goldbelt, is administering...
Bike friendlier with a map

...cyclists.Using Geographic Information System data collected from CBJ, the Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Forest Service, and a marked-up city map from Juneau Rides, Mertl said Corvus Design will be able to create a bike map showing...
Climate-change education this weekend at the glacier

...decade, the Mendenhall Glacier has become a powerful, almost visceral symbol for a changing climate, stated a U.S. Forest Service press release: The earth gets warmer, the weather changes and the glacier retreats.Charles David Keeling began...
Sating Southeast's 'timber famine'

...Wilderness League - brought a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service to stop the sale.Cole said in the fall he anticipated...hopefully see more volume come off federal land" as the U.S. Forest Service gears up for a transition to young-growth logging...
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Changes coming to West Glacier area, Skater's Cabin

Changes are coming to the start of West Glacier trail. The U.S. Forest Service hopes to create a spur trail to Mendenhall Lake, construct a separate 0.4 mile bike, cross country ski and hiker trail extension...
My Turn: Collaborating for economic development, community health

...inspiring. Because of this, the U.S. Forest Service is genuinely enthusiastic...betterment of the region.The U.S. Forest Service manages 80 percent of the...Regional Forester for the U.S. Forest Service Alaska Region.
What the rains have wrought

...woods' trees and boulders, most noticeably on and around Juneau's trails. The most problematic change for the U.S. Forest Service, said Juneau Ranger District Recreation Program Manager Ed Grossman, is a large boulder that slid over the Trail...
Fireside talk: Alexander Archipelago Wolves

U.S. Forest Service biologist Brian Logan will speak about Alexander Archipelago wolves this evening at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's weekly...
Century old law returns to fund forest communities

...however, is significantly lower than SRS funding.This year, the state of Alaska will receive $535,167 from the U.S. Forest Service as part of the 1908 Act. Together, 41 states and Puerto Rico will receive a total of $50,388,613.This...


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