Tag: Larry Edwards

Concerned about process, Sitkans push back on new roadless proposal

Sitkan packed into a conference room at the Aspen Suites Hotel on Monday evening (9-24-18) for a scoping meeting on the state’s petition to open more of the Tongass National Forest to road building. Like a similar meeting held last week in Ketchikan, much of the input from the audience was focused not so much on the merits of poadless policy, but on the process itself. Read More

Bumps likely in the long road to a new Tongass plan?

The Forest Service is planning to shift its focus from old-growth to young-growth timber harvests in the Tongass National Forest. The transition to young growth got its start early in the Obama administration, and there could be at least three more presidents before it becomes a full reality. Read More

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