The Morning Interview

SCS to survey forest users for “opportunities”


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Erin Fulton is the Tongass Forest Asset Mapping Resident at the Sitka Conservation Society, and Scott Harris is the Watershed Program Manager. SCS will spend the next couple of months surveying the public to identify “Attitudes and Priorities for Forest and Stream Restoration.” Take the survey online here.

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