Forest Service surveys Tongass users

SITKA, ALASKA The Forest Service is questioning visitors and locals using the central and southern parts of the Tongass. Up to 30 staffers are surveying hikers, picnickers, cabin-users, and others through October. It's similar to a survey done in Sitka and Hoonah last year.
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