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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...
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...
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...
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...

...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...
Community 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...

...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...
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...


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