Posts Tagged ‘Tongass National Forest’

Keep Roadless Rule Protections In The Tongass

(This piece originally appeared in The Hill.) Alaska state officials and the Alaska congressional delegation have attempted to force on Southeast Alaska communities and the region’s economies something they don’t want or need: a revival of large-scale clear-cutting.

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Roads? Not In This Neck Of The Woods

Even as it appears we may have avoided another government shutdown, the Tongass National Forest remains potentially on the chopping block, and I can’t help but reflect back on my last trip to the Tongass in southeast Alaska.

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The Circle Of Life In The Tongass

(This piece is posted with permission, and originally appeared in National Geographic.) 1Frame4Nature is a collection of images and stories from around the globe of your personal connection to nature. However small, when combined with the actions of others, your individual actions can impact real and tangible outcomes for the preservation of our planet.

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Close Encounter In The Tongass National Forest

This piece comes from our good friends up at NW Navigation Co., Jeffrey and Christine Smith, who lead specialty cruises in the San Juan Islands, as well as the Inside Passage and Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska. See the original blog here.

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An Open Letter From Cindy Shogan

Dear Friends of Alaska Public Lands and Waters: If you’re like me, you’re still reeling from the election results. Starting in early 2017 Alaska’s vast and beautiful public lands will be under the jurisdiction of a Republican president, a Republican-controlled Senate and a Republican-controlled House.

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