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What others say: Forest management

Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, made an interesting point about the U.S. Forest Service on Tuesday during a congressional hearing on federal timber policy.It came while Young was highlighting the differences between...
An Outdoor View: The king of Alaska's rivers, Part 3

...As I think about all that has happened to the Kenai in the past 30 years, I'm reminded of Bill Platts, a U.S. Forest Service biologist who came to Soldotna from Idaho to talk to the river advisory board in 1985, when that group was working...
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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Bear-human interactions increase at confluence of Russian, Kenai rivers

...their meals. The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and U.S. Forest Service are providing notification to all anglers warning...conflicts, he said. The Kenaitze Indian Tribe, U.S. Forest Service and Kenai National Wildlife Refuge work together...
Reimer leads Peninsula runners at Lost Lake

...Reimer's time was 1:52:52.Najeeby Quinn won the women's race in 1:53:46.The course is 16 miles on a U.S. Forest Service trail, starting at Primrose Campground and ending at Bear Creek. It is a fundraiser for cystic fibrosis.Women's...

...self-policing in the skies. The U.S. Forest Service has tallied 13 wildfires in...else has to sell them.The U.S. Forest Service reports potential drone sightings...on July 11. Pat McCabe, a U.S. Forest Service aviation supervisor seated...
A different way to think about climate change

...Inlet Region Inc., Kenai Peninsula Borough, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Forest Service. Together, these participants make resource management decisions, or permit public use, on roughly 80% of...
3 people missing after several landslides in Sitka

...trails, including one that had been repaired after flooding in January 2014. A year earlier, two people at a U.S. Forest Service cabin near Sitka escaped moments before part of a mountain slid down.
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...the issue isn't just about logging but developing infrastructure."There have been multiple promises that (U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell) would be flexible in how they applied it in Alaska because there are no roads, ... they...
Kenai gillnet plan denied; subsistence board rejects request to remove manager

...with a 5-3 vote; board members from the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Forest Service opposed the motion on conservation grounds.Anderson, describing his reluctance to approve the Kenai plan, voiced...


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