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Murkowski pressures Forest Service

...Alaska's forest management.Speaking on Thursday at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the U.S. Forest Service's 2016 budget request, Murkowski was critical of the agency's recent actions. She said she disapproved of...
Chugach National Forest unaffected by snowmobile ruling On Jan. 27, the U.S. Forest Service issued a new policy mandating...the change, according to a U.S. Forest service press release. The Chugach...Feb. 27, according to the U.S. Forest Service. In the press release, U...
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Homer man dies trekking in Patagonia

...of New York, Cobleskill. He 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...
Century old law returns to fund forest communities

...however, is significantly lower than SRS funding.This year, the state of Alaska will receive $535,167 from the U.S. Forest Service as part of the 1908 Act. Together, 41 states and Puerto Rico will receive a total of $50,388,613. This...
Federal board allows gillnetting on the Kenai, Kasilof rivers

...Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, the U.S. Forest Service, and there are three public members appointed by the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture: two represent...

...Idaho for Wildlife's three-day Predator Hunting Contest and Fur Rendezvous is planned on private ranch land and U.S. Forest Service land around Salmon."I think we're going to have a good turnout," said Steve Alder, organizer of the contest...
Cooper Landing squatter gets a year on firearms violations

...sentenced John J. Soper, 57, of Cooper Landing in U.S. District Court in Anchorage.Alaska State Troopers and U.S. Forest Service rangers were investigating a rash of burglaries in the Cooper Landing area when they were given Soper's name...

...finding contradicts current common practice of the U.S. Forest Service, which opens up some burned forests to loggers, the petition states.U.S. Forest Service spokesman John Heil said officials don't believe... won't be the same signature-covered "petition canoe" they paddled to Washington. They gave that to the U.S. Forest Service, the agency that oversees the BWCA. Dave Freeman said the bike tour, which is being organized by the Ely-based...
Fishing holes on the Upper and Lower Kenai River

...located along the Sterling Hwy between road mile markers 53 and 55 just south of the town of Cooper Landing. The U.S. Forest Service operates a ferry to shuttle anglers across the river at Milepost 55. The public access points along this stretch...


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