Tongass National Forest

Flyfishing guide Mark Hieronymus speaks during the public comment period for the new Roadless Rule advisory committee at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Roadless rule committee questioned at first meeting

More roads may be built on the Tongass National Forest with the creation of a new Alaska-specific version of the national roadless rule. A committee… Continue reading


Opinion: Phony Forest Service Process

The decision was already made before the “Roadless Rule Process” even started. The onslaught against our nation’s public lands and the environment had reached my… Continue reading


Opinion: Stop pushing timber-first policies

Alaska’s Congressional Delegation is once again showing how out of touch they are with the realities of the Tongass.


Endless, roadless: Forest Service tries again to settle Tongass development issues

The U.S. Forest Service on Thursday announced an agreement with the State of Alaska that may lead to more development in the Tongass National Forest.… Continue reading