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HEA shares progress on Grant Lake hydro project

...studies on the project's potential impact, and solicited input from Moose Pass residents and groups including the U.S. Forest Service, the National Park Service, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, the Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance...
What others say: Forest Service must get rid of flawed photographing requirements

The U.S. Forest Service's requirement that certain people who film or photograph federal wilderness must first obtain a special use permit is rightly...
Refuge Notebook: Celebrating 50 years of Wilderness

...September 3, 1964, the Wilderness Act established the National Wilderness Preservation System by designating 54 U.S. Forest Service-administered wilderness areas, totaling 9.1 million acres on National Forests in 13 states. Included were...
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

Three conservation groups filed a lawsuit Friday against the U.S. Forest Service in another attempt to stop the controversial Big Thorne timber sale.The Big Thorne sale was approved by the USFS last year and...
Reimer leads Peninsula finishers at Lost Lake

...runners by placing fifth in the Lost Lake Run on Saturday in Seward. Reimer finished the 16-mile course on the U.S. Forest Service trail starting at Primrose Campground and ending at Bear Creek in 1 hour, 48 minutes, 34 seconds. Ryan Beckett...
Murkowski gives D.C. update

...face-to-face with local media Wednesday morning, she said in Washington, lawmakers are looking at funding issues for the U.S Forest Service, which doesn't have money to take preventative measures such as tree thinning. "How we are better prepared...
Groups petition to list yellow cedar more than 1,000 years but their shallow roots are vulnerable to freezing. In a paper published in 2012, U.S. Forest Service researchers concluded that climate warming has meant less snow, and less insulation for the ground. Elevated...
Welcome to the bear show

...island, cooked dinner, and prepared for Pack Creek the next day.Pack Creek, which is jointly managed by the U.S. Forest Service and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, is one of Admiralty Island's biggest draws. Every day during the...

...ranching traditions of rural communities bordering the Santa Fe and Lincoln national forests are at stake.The U.S. Forest Service has already closed off some areas this year to prevent damage to the habitat of the New Mexico meadow jumping mouse...
What others say: Court should move quickly to address timber lawsuits

The whittling continues.The U.S. Forest Service announced it would offer the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island this week; only hours later, conservation groups...


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