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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-09/alaskas-yellow-cedar-considered-for-
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...old-growth to young-growth logging in the Tongass National Forest. That might include supporting companies that...management and towards young-growth management on the Tongass National Forest as well as supporting other investments such as...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/melissa-griffiths/2015-02-23
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-14/homer-man-dies-trekking-in-patago
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-28/murkowski-pressures-forest-service
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A winter's night at a cabin in Southeast Alaska

...hole from which to fill water bottles and containers. It's easy to imagine that at other locations around the Tongass National Forest, melting snow and ice is the only way to obtain extra water in winter.Morning came late with the sun rising...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-12/a-winters-night-at-a-cabin-in-so
Outdoors
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-08/what-others-say-parnell-did-well
Opinion
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...organization Earthjustice against the USFS, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Regional Forester Beth Pendleton and Tongass National Forest supervisor Forrest Cole.SEACC said the Big Thorne sale is at odds with its work to promote a "local wood economy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-th
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What others say: The right direction

...Alaska's history shows it can overcome big challenges.That's just what maintaining a timber industry in the Tongass National Forest has become.But, Southeast still talks timber, and the U.S. Forest Service's announcement this week that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-05-07/what-others-say-the-right-directi
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-01/senators-push-for-tongass-timber-cut
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What others say: Economies, like species, must evolve or die

The Tongass National Forest is once again exempt from the Roadless Rule.The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 this week to reinstate exempt...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-01/what-others-say-economies-like-sp
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