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Land swap to lead to logging in Southeast
A parcel of land on Douglas is involved in the deal.
Environmental groups object to Prince of Wales timber sale
The organizations are from near and far.
One forester, 22 million acres of forest
Meet Alaska’s new regional forester.
Court invalidates four timber sales in Tongass National Forest
Environmental groups get the win.
Former Juneau ecologist becomes second woman to win national award
She was the only woman in the room. Now, she’s risen to the top of her profession.
Glacier center starts ‘Mendenhall Minis’ program for young children
The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will host a series of activities for young children this winter on the second Saturday of every month. The events… Continue reading
Glacier sends up bat signal with weekend activities
Just in time for Halloween, the U.S. Forest Service will celebrate National Bat Week at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center this weekend. Youth-oriented activities and… Continue reading
USFS offers email updates on Tongass projects
People interested in keeping up-to-date project happenings on the Tongass National Forest can sign up for email lists. The U.S. Forest Service uses these lists… Continue reading
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
Skater’s Cabin gets new look
A new roof being installed at the historic cabin should lessen leaks and vandalism.
Lena Beach now open after renovations
A few charred pieces of firewood sat on Lena Beach on Saturday morning, evidence of a bonfire the night before. Juneau Ranger District Developed Recreation… Continue reading
Alaska roadless rule opens for public comment
More timber may soon be harvested on the Tongass National Forest and the U.S. Forest Service wants to know what the public thinks about that.… Continue reading
Ecosystem ‘glue:’ Kids learn insect ins and outs at Bug Day
They’re creepy. They’re crawly. And in Alaska, they’re the bane of any fishing expedition. But bugs — even mosquitos — are also a vital part… Continue reading