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Alaska Senate passes $2.2B capital budget

...according to information provided by the Legislative Finance Division.Lois Epstein, Arctic program director for The Wilderness Society, said in a statement that it was now up to the House to "show real fiscal restraint" and eliminate continued...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-13/alaska-senate-passes-22b-capital-budget
State | AK legislature
Response to Tongass My Turn

...was disappointed to read the Wilderness Society's My Turn editorial advocating...projects". In March 2009, the Wilderness Society sent a letter to the new administration...the agency simply adopted the Wilderness Society proposal. The Wilderness Society...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031411/let_799215736.shtml
Opinion
Thinned forests won't produce more deer

The Wilderness Society's Karen Hardigg claimed in a Sept. 10 letter to the editor that...intercepts and holds snow, allowing deer access to this forage. The Wilderness Society's claim that second-growth thinning will increase deer populations...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092709/let_497943554.shtml
Roadless rule proving successful, conservation group says

The non-profit conservation group The Wilderness Society states the Roadless Area Conservation Rule, a federal...from logging, a decision that sits well with The Wilderness Society, among other conservation groups. "The Forest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012611/loc_776304770.shtml
News
My Turn: New Tongass management can help Southeast economy

...harm the region's economy, which is already struggling? The Wilderness Society's Alaska office decided to look at this question, and the answer...industry will be. ? Hjerpe is a resource economist for The Wilderness Society.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021611/opi_786169151.shtml
Opinion
Habitat protection is part of NPR-A management

...is generally supported by the conservation community, and why The Wilderness Society endorsed it as a balanced approach that meets the needs of supplying...public land.Nicole Whittington-EvansAlaska Regional DirectorThe Wilderness Society

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-02-25/habitat-protection-part-npr-managemen
Letters
New management plan for Alaska petroleum reserve

...Whittington-Evans, Alaska regional director for The Wilderness Society, said Peard Bay is important for its wetlands and...where the animals can get relief from insects.Wilderness Society President Jamie Williams in a statement called the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-22/new-management-plan-alaska-petroleum-re
State
King Cove village's delegation meets with Salazar on refuge road

...be a costly boondoggle and isn't necessary, said Nicole Whittington-Evans, Alaska regional director for The Wilderness Society.The hovercraft was involved in 30 medical evacuations in almost all weather conditions, she said in a statement...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-01/king-cove-villages-delegation-meets-sal
State
State studying ways to link Ketchikan, Gravina Island

...Lois Epstein, an engineer who has followed the Gravina project and works on Arctic transportation issues for The Wilderness Society, said the major question she has is whether the state can afford any of these in addition to all the energy projects...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-01/state-studying-ways-link-ketchikan-grav
State
Congress members want Shell barge investigated

...Shell, and they certainly don't have any credibility left."Lois Epstein, a civil engineer who works for The Wilderness Society in Anchorage, said Shell has made troubling, non-precautionary decisions that put workers and the Coast Guard...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-04/congress-members-want-shell-barge-inves
State

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