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 States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service,” August 2, 2018, available at http://forestry.alaska.gov/Assets/pdfs/whats_new/MOU%20USFS%20AK%20State%20Roadless.pdf.
Marc Heller, “Trump admin, Alaska agree to rewrite roadless rule,” E&E News, August 2, 2018, available at https://www.eenews.net/eenewspm/2018/08/02/stories/1060092007.
U.S. Forest Service, “2001 Roadless Rule,” available at https://www.fs.usda.gov/roadmain/roadless/2001roadlessrule
Southeast Conference, “Southeast Alaska’s Economy” (2017), available at http://www.seconference.org/sites/default/files/Southeast%20Alaska%20by%20the%20numbers%202017%20FINAL.pdf.
Taxpayers for Common Sense, “U.S. Forest Service – Tongass National Forest Financials,” March 16, 2015, available at https://www.taxpayer.net/article/u-s-forest-service-tongass-national-forest-financials/.
Kevin Gullufsen, “Controversial timber sale can’t find a bidder,” Juneau Empire, June 6, 2018, available at https://www.juneauempire.com/news/controversial-timber-sale-cant-find-a-bidder/.
U.S. Forest Service and Alaska Geographic, “The Tongass Visitor Guide” (2016), available at https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd504868.pdf.
U.S. Forest Service, “Tongass National Forest,” available at https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r10/about-region/overview/?cid=fsbdev2_038671
American Salmon Forest, “Threats to Tongass Salmon and Trout,” available at http://www.weebly.com/uploads/3/9/0/1/39018435/threats_to_tongass_salmon_and_trout-3-4-15.pdf
Center for American Progress, “The Disappearing West,” available at https://disappearingwest.org/rivers.html
Mason D. Bryant, “The Case for Salmon Conservation at the Watershed Scale in Southeast Alaska: An Annotated Bibliography” (Douglas, AK: Trout Unlimited), available at http://www.americansalmonforest.org/uploads/3/9/0/1/39018435/se_alaska_salmon_watershed_research_bibliography.pdf
U.S. Forest Service, “A Historical Perspective,” available at https://www.fs.fed.us/forestmanagement/aboutus/histperspective.shtml
Alaska Forest Association, “Alaska Timber Industry History: Southeast Alaska,” available at https://www.akforest.org/Alaska%20Timber%20Industry%20History.pdf
Evan Hjerpe, “Seeing the Tongass for the Trees: The Economics of Transitioning to Sustainable Forest Management” (Washington: The Wilderness Society, 2011), available at https://wilderness.org/sites/default/files/Seeing%20the%20Tongass%20for%20the%20Trees%20%28full%20report%29_0.pdf
Kathleen S. Morse, “Responding to the Market Demand for Tongass Timber: Using Adaptive Management to Implement Sec. 101 of the 1990 Tongass Timber Reform Act” (Juneau, AK: U.S. Forest Service, 2000), available at https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd560107.pdf
Tongass Timber Reform Act, Public Law 626, 101st Cong., 2nd session (November 28, 1990), available at https://www.congress.gov/bill/101st-congress/house-bill/987
U.S. Forest Service, “1997 Tongass Land Management Plan,” available at https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/tongass/landmanagement/planning/?cid=stelprdb5445359
Mike Dombeck, “Turning Back the Clock on Protecting Alaska’s Wild Lands,” The New York Times, March 13, 2018, available at https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/13/opinion/protecting-alaska-wild-lands.html
Letter from Beth G. Pendleton, U.S. Forest Service, to members of the Tongass Futures Roundtable, May 24, 2010, available at https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5445764.pdf
U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Secretary, “Secretary’s Memorandum 1044-009: Addressing Sustainable Forestry in Southeast Alaska,” July 2, 2013, available at
Ben Alexander and Ross Gorte, “The Tongass National Forest and the Transition Framework: A New Path Forward?” (Bozeman, MT: Headwaters Economics, 2014), available at https://headwaterseconomics.org/wp-content/uploads/Tongass_Report.pdf
Dino Grandoni, “The Energy 202: The other corner of Alaska the GOP wants to open up,” The Washington Post, November 27,2017, available at https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/the-energy-202/2017/11/27/the-energy-202-the-other-corner-of-alaska-the-gop-wants-to-open-up/5a1b41e330fb0469e883f835/
Forest Service, Tongass National Forest, Land and Resource Management Plan (U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2016), available at https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd527907.pdf
America’s Salmon Forest, “Important salmon-producing areas protected in final Tongass Plan Amendment,” Press release, December 9, 2016, available at http://www.americansalmonforest.org/forest-plan-release.html
Trout Unlimited, “Important salmon-producing areas threatened in proposed rollback of Tongass National Forest Plan Amendment,” Press release, November 20, 2017, available at https://www.tu.org/press-releases/important-salmon-producing-areas-threatened-in-proposed-rollback-of-tongass-national
America’s Salmon Forest, “The Tongass 77,” available at http://www.americansalmonforest.org/the-tongass-77.html
Elizabeth Jenkins, “No bids on controversial old growth timber sale… again,” Alaska Public Media, June 6, 2018, available at https://www.alaskapublic.org/2018/06/06/no-bids-on-controversial-old-growth-timber-sale-again/
Joe Viechnicki, “Tongass timber sale short on timber,” KTOO Public Media, July 11, 2017, available at https://www.ktoo.org/2017/07/11/tongass-timber-sale-short-timber/
The Working Forest Group, “Old Growth Land Base and Volume Analysis on the Tongass National Forest” (2014), available at http://www.merid.org/TongassAdvisoryCommittee/~/media/Files/Projects/tongass/Ecological/Working%20Forest%20Group%20Old%20Growth%20Land%20Base%20Analysis.pdf
Joe Viechnicki, “Advocacy group says Forest Service documents don’t show fix for Tongass timber sales,” KFSK, April 25, 2018, available at https://www.kfsk.org/2018/04/25/advocacy-group-says-forest-service-documents-dont-show-fix-for-tongass-timber-sales/
Robert Woolsey, “Alaska shuts down all sport, commercial king fishing in Southeast,” KCAW, August 10, 2017, available at https://www.kcaw.org/2017/08/10/alaska-shuts-sport-commercial-king-fishing-southeast/
Southeast Conference, “Southeast Alaska’s Economy”, available at http://www.seconference.org/sites/default/files/Southeast%20Alaska%20by%20the%20numbers%202017%20FINAL.pdf
TCW Economics, “Economic Contributions and Impacts of Salmonid Resources in Southeast Alaska” (Juneau, AK: Trout Unlimited, 2010), available at https://www.tu.org/sites/default/files/EconReportFull.pdf
U.S. Forest Service Office of Rural Development, USDA Investment Strategy in Support of Rural Communities in Southeast Alaska 2011-2013 (U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2011), available at https://www.afdf.org/wp-content/uploads/9a-Investment-Strategy-in-Support-of-Rural-Communities-in-SE-Alaska-1.pdf
Paula Dobbyn, “Forest Service to Revise Plan for Alaska’s Tongass,” Trout Unlimited, October 2, 2013, available at https://tu.org/www.americansalmonforest.org
June Leffler, “Wrangell Island timber sale moving forward, at a much smaller scale,” KTSK, November 17, 2017, available at https://www.kstk.org/2017/11/17/wrangell-island-timber-sale-moving-forward-much-smaller-scale/
U.S. Forest Service Office of Rural Development, USDA Investment Strategy in Support of Rural Communities in Southeast Alaska 2011-2013; U.S. Government Accountability Office, “Tongass National Forest: Forest Service’s Actions Related to Its Planned Timber Program Transition” (2016), available at https://www.gao.gov/assets/680/676788.pdf
Kevin Gullufsen, “USDA Sec. Perdue: Logging, other Southeast industries not ‘mutually-exclusive’,” Juneau Empire, July 10, 2018, available at http://www.juneauempire.com/news/usda-sec-perdue-logging-other-southeast-industries-not-mutually-exclusive/
Feature image by Andrew Kirby (NPS) Riley Creek pack wolf.