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Before the snow flies, spend some time on avalanche safety

...educational programs for avalanche education, and should take advantage of information available through the United States Forest Service's National Avalanche Center, the Alaska Avalanche Information Center, and other sources."That's good...
Soldotna student to light Capitol Christmas Tree

...Ceremony with a speech, after which DeVolld will ignite the towering, whirling rings of lights. Ryan, the United States Forest Service and Architect of the Capitol Theodore Bechtol will host the traditional ceremony. Reach Kelly Sullivan at...
Soldotna student will light the Capitol Christmas Tree

...will ignite the towering, whirling rings of lights. The traditional ceremony will be hosted by Ryan, the United States Forest Service and Architect of the Capitol Theodore Bechtol. Reach Kelly Sullivan at kelly.sullivan@peninsulaclarion...
Skilak Lake Loop Road reopened

...and other cooking fires are now allowed, said Division of Forestry Information Officer Andy Alexandrou. The United States Forest Service has not lifted the burn closure on federal lands, he said. The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge has not reopened...
Cooper Landing fires see containment

...closer to containing the blazes Monday. The United States Forest Service cited good weather as a contributing factor...according to a Monday press release by the United States Forest Service.The Lolo Type 2 crew worked to protect the...
Mushroom hunters find tasty harvest on the Kenai Peninsula

...produce an above average yield, he said. Better after the burn The United States Department of Agriculture and United States Forest Service published the results of a study on after-burn yields titled "Harvesting Morels After Wildfire in Alaska...
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...
LIO schedule for Feb. 24-28

...testimony limit.Monday 1:00 p.m.The House Resources Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 79 Susitna State Forest; Sale of Timber, HB 246 Creamer's Field Waterfowl Refuge and HB 161 Auctions for Big Game Harvest Permits. Testimony...
Champion choppers: Family enjoys lumberjack competitions

...are buzzing, axes are flying and let the wood chips fall where they may.The chain saw competition at the Mountain State Forest Festival pitted father and son for bragging rights as to which West Virginian could fell more timber in the fastest...
Gov: Gas imports are 'last resort'

...the federal government on action that could benefit timber. The state is also working to create another state forest, the Susitna State Forest, to provide opportunity on its own. Parnell also talked about the challenges the nation has faced...


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