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What others say: Forest management

...Natural Resources Committee's Subcommittee on Federal Lands in Washington, D.C., that the 17-million acre Tongass National Forest encompassed 90 percent of the land in Southeast Alaska, "91 percent of which is categorized as roadless and...
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...a lower court ruling 6-5 that overturned the Tongass National Forest's exemption to the President George W. Bush-era...same."Today's decision is great news for the Tongass National Forest and for all those who rely on its roadless areas...
Emergency listing sought for Prince of Wales Island wolves

...The wolves on Prince of Wales Island and neighboring islands are genetically distinct from other wolves in the Tongass National Forest.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is under a court mandate to make a final endangered species listing decision...
Senators push for Tongass timber cutting

...over the slow pace of timber production in the Tongass National Forest. Murkowski, R-Alaska, said chief Tom Tidwell's...permitting for other multiple-use activities on the Tongass National Forest, and the next year we find ourselves having the...
What others say: Forest politics

...significant areas of the Tongass National Forest.On Wednesday, the 9th...being voiced now for the Tongass National Forest has been a core goal of the...use of public lands in the Tongass National Forest, and provide a glimpse of...
Alaska's yellow cedar considered for endangered protection

...Native Alaska cultures and valued as of high value to the timber industry.The decision is great news for the Tongass National Forest and for yellow cedar, said Rebecca Noblin, an attorney in Anchorage for the Center for Biological Diversity...
What others say: Parnell did well

...government in 2011, challenging a ban on new logging roads in millions of acres in national forests, including the Tongass National Forest.Parnell had the wisdom to avoid the Affordable Health Care Act, aka Obamacare, for Alaska in two aspects...

...old-growth to young-growth logging in the Tongass National Forest. That might include supporting companies and towards young-growth management on the Tongass National Forest as well as supporting other investments such as...
Homer man dies trekking in Patagonia

...came to Alaska in 1979, where he worked as a surveyor out of Ketchikan with the U.S. Forest Service in the Tongass National Forest.Feraudo is survived by his parents, Mary and Michael Feraudo Sr., of Lake City, Fla.; and his siblings...
Murkowski pressures Forest Service

...communities. She cited the lack of permits issued by the Forest Service for use of floatplanes in parts of the Tongass National Forest as an example of the heavy restrictions. "The Forest Service is reducing dramatically the number of permits...


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