Winter 2018 Newsletter

Topics covered include:

  • Alaska Roadless Rule: Trump's Forest Service and Governor Dunlevy’s (formerly Walker’s)

    State of Alaska are in the process of federal rulemaking to permanently exempt the Tongass

    national forest from the Roadless Rule.

  • Prince of Wales Landscape Level Assessment: While there is no excuse for logging anymore

    old-growth forest on Prince of Wales Island, this project would log 435 million board

    feet and build 164 miles of road.

  • Central Tongass Project: This project masquerades as an "integrated resource project" that includes recreation improvements and such, but is in reality a massive logging project.

Fall 2017 Newsletter

Topics covered include:

  • Federal Logging: Implementation of the 2016 Tongass Land Management and Resource Plan

  • Timber theft on the Tongass National Forest: On-going federal maladministration exposed

  • Implementing TLMP: Ongoing destruction of old-growth habitat on Prince of Wales Island

  • Implementing the Tongass Transition: the Wrangell Island Project

  • Kosciusko Island: State, Forest Service and other landowners propose a 12,000 acre clearcut

  • Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Exchange Moves Forward

Fall 2016 Newsletter

Topics covered include: 

• Murkowski’s bills to carve up the Tongass
• Status of our Big Thorne lawsuit
• Our work & successes on state and Tongass timber sales
• The problems with so-called “stewardship” & “restoration”

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Topics covered include: 

  • Big Thorne Project

  • Saddle Lakes Timber Sale

  • Mitkof Island Project

  • Response to State timber sales and plans

  • Tongass Advisory Committee Meetings