Tongass National Forest/Roadless Rule

References U.S. Forest Service, “Addressing Climate Change on the Tongass,” (2011) available at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dThpcdjYh6VPySAv8-dz64VV2vdeXS-2/view?usp=drivesdk Marc Heller, “Old or young growth? Tongass logging at a crossroads,” E&E News, October 7, 2019, available at https://www.eenews.net/stories/1061191089 U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and the State of Alaska, “Memorandum of Understanding Between the State of Alaska and the United … Continue reading Tongass National Forest/Roadless Rule

Speak Up For Ancient Forests, Wolves, and Wildlife in Alaska.

Note: The public has until midnight Alaska time on Dec. 17, 2019, to submit comments. Scroll towards the end of this post where you will find a sample letter and link for sending. Please speak up for your public lands. To reconcile the ecological value of the ancient forests in Alaska with their economic value … Continue reading Speak Up For Ancient Forests, Wolves, and Wildlife in Alaska.

THE LONG-TERM IMPACTS OF LOGGING AND ROADS PUSH A TONGASS WOLF POPULATION TOWARD EXTINCTION

A 75% DECLINE IN 20 YEARS Wolves are a symbol of wilderness and ecological integrity. They are important in their own right and as a key part of a functioning predator- prey system. In Southeast Alaska, wolves bring significant economic benefits to communities as part of the package that lures more than one million visitors … Continue reading THE LONG-TERM IMPACTS OF LOGGING AND ROADS PUSH A TONGASS WOLF POPULATION TOWARD EXTINCTION