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Murkowski pressures Forest Service

Senator Lisa Murkowski said the United States Forest Service needs to commit to the future of Alaska's forest management.Speaking on Thursday at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the U.S. Forest Service's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-28/murkowski-pressures-forest-service
News
Forest Service chief expects busy firefighting season

...the committee, Jeff Flake of Arizona and John Barrasso of Wyoming favor an approach that places more emphasis on forest management projects to prevent wildfires, including a speedier environmental review process for those projects.Republican...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-05/forest-service-chief-expects-busy-fi
News

...range of economic opportunities, complementing the Forest Service's efforts to transition away from old-growth forest management and towards young-growth management on the Tongass National Forest as well as supporting other investments such...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/melissa-griffiths/2015-02-23
Forest Service offers less Tongass timber for sale

...Service to reduce its original fiscal year 2000 projected offering of 148 million board feet, said Forrest Cole, forest management staff officer. Cole cited change in environmental analysis requirements for small timber sales, sending field crews...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091400/ala_091400ala0010001.shtml
Vote for Lisa

...that Sealaska does a superior and outstanding job of forest management. Sealaska practices extensive silviculture, produces...other resources are produced because of Sealaska forest management. And trees are a renewable resource. All three...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081210/let_694031989.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Natives battling for subsistence join in logging wars

...the Forest Service should have evaluated Tongass roadless acres for possible wilderness status when it updated the forest management plan. He imposed an injunction that halted most logging on the Tongass. Responding to industry and local pressure...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012502/bus_012502bus0050001.shtml
Business
Riding mountain bikes on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge - or not

...a better appreciation of the laws and policies that guide our respective land management agencies. The National Forest Management Act of 1976 requires that Chugach National Forest (among other national forests) be managed for a variety of uses...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2011-09-09/riding-mountain-bikes-on-the-ken
Outdoors
UAF team briefs Bosnians about wartime forest losses

...allows the Bosnians more than just a picture of their country from on high. A remnant from the conflict impedes forest management and conservation still. ''After the war, it is estimated that we have almost 6 million land mines throughout...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/101100/ala_101100alapm0020001.shtml
Around the Peninsula

...Peninsula Borough Planning Department, will be the guest speaker. Bright is expected to discuss grazing leases, forest management timber sales and removal of junk cars from right of ways. For more information, call the chamber at (907) 235-2600...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/040201/cal_0402010008.shtml
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Beetle battle over?

...congressional direction. Eight action categories were established, including fire prevention and public safety, forest management, risk and hazard assessment, public education, public assistance, science and research, long-term planning...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121608/new_321506822.shtml

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