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Forest Service goes in wrong direction with Tongass plan

...inhabitants. Sound off on the important issues at What a pity that all such special places - such as Neka Bay, upper Tenakee Inlet, Ushk Bay, Port Houghton and others - which are dear to the people who cohabit with the forest, lack definitive...
Sealaska bill needs separate Congressional debate

...Sealaska without further community input. The residents of Tenakee Springs are concerned about the development of Upper Tenakee Inlet for geothermal energy being put into private ownership. We need the opportunity to comment on that proposed selection...
Naive expectations

...the Forest Service has again passed up an opportunity to offer long-term protection tailored for places like Upper Tenakee Inlet, Gravina Island and Port Houghton. For the Tongass warriors of old, the Forest Service's blatant disregard...
New threats to resources

...we could almost live with. It protected special areas important to locals and visitors alike. Places like the Upper Tenakee Inlet, Port Houghton, Castle River and the Cleveland Peninsula to name a few. The plan provided timber for local operators...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Cove, Ushk Bay, and Deep Bay near Sitka; Port Houghton and Castle River near Petersburg; and large portions of Upper Tenakee Inlet. These areas enjoy enormous popular support locally. The U.S. House of Representatives responded to public...
My Turn: Misconceptions about the Roadless Rule

...provides protection from clearcut logging for many Tongass watersheds important to Juneau residents - Taku Harbor, Upper Tenakee Inlet and St. James Bay for example. Many other areas important for the recreational, subsistence and commercial activities...
Stop development in Tenakee Inlet by opposing Sealaska legislation the northwest end of Tenakee Inlet. The City of Tenakee Springs has a long history of opposing development in Upper Tenakee Inlet and the City Council unanimously passed a resolution opposing the Sealaska choice of Pegmatite Mountain. The City...
Protect Southeast Alaska rain forest

...Tongass. It is hard to believe that the U.S. Forest Service could recommend clearcutting in roadless areas such as Upper Tenakee Inlet, when so much of Southeast Alaska has existing logging roads that can support local, small-scale timber harvesting...
My Turn: Reality of the veneer mill doesn't match its feel-good promise

...timber. The Forest Service says they can't safeguard key wild lands such as Bostwick Inlet, Port Houghton, and Upper Tenakee Inlet because the agency needs to put out sales to support the veneer mill. Which is it? Neither is a good deal for...
Sealaska revisions fail to sway conservation community

...The bill would give away the hot springs near Lake Shlokeum/Bailey Bay area north of Ketchikan and a site near Upper Tenakee Inlet. These areas are widely used by people in Ketchikan and Tenakee," Ketchel said. Additional "futures" sites...


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