The Morning Interview

Planning for the future on Kruzof Island


Listen to iFriendly audio.
USFS fisheries biologist Chris Leesburg, and SCS staff Ray Friedlander and Andrew Thoms discuss plans to involve the public in collaborative plannig for Kruzof Island, a popular recreation destination near Sitka. The first public meeting is scheduled for January 16, 2013 at Harrigan Centennial Hall.

Recent News

Is the Tongass key to slowing climate change?

A clearcut north of Angoon is green with small second-growth trees. Environmental groups are calling for an end to old-growth clearcuts. (Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News)
The Tongass National Forest is in the crosshairs of environmental organizations again. Two large coalitions are pressuring the Obama administration to stop all old-growth logging, in part to fight climate change. more

30-year-old buried TNT on Lance Drive

The eastern end of Lance Drive. (KCAW photo/Greta Mart)
Explosives found last week at the end of Lance Drive in Sitka turned out to be no longer dangerous -- in fact, bomb experts believe that they had already detonated underground years ago. more