Tag: Forest Service
Mental Health Trust Reworking Land Exchange
The Alaska Mental Health Trust is changing its approach to a major land exchange with the federal government.
Groups Celebrate Stream Restoration
Government and nonprofit groups gathered on Prince of Wales Island recently to celebrate a pair of restoration projects. The Nature Conservancy, Trout Unlimited and the U.S. Forest Service worked together on the Harris River and Fubar Creek. Both were damaged by logging in past decades.
USDA Under Secretary Promotes Tribal Conservation Districts
Besides visiting the Tongass in Southeast, the head of the U.S. Forest Service and National Resource Conservation Service – Harris Sherman – also spent three days in Western Alaska.
Senator Concerned About Mine Permit Delays
Senator Mark Begich is pushing the Forest Service for quick action on permits for two Prince of Wales Island mining projects.
Alaska News Nightly: August 5, 2009
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