Tongass News

Time to Veto the Juneau Road

Blog: In the final days of session the legislature put $25 million in the capital budget for the Juneau road extension. The federal funds would only be spent if Governor Walker decides to proceed with the project. Read More »

Now Hiring: Community Engagement Coordinator

Blog: Want to put your top-notch graphic design and digital communications skills to work for the most beautiful place on the planet? The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council seeks a talented professional to coordinate our digital communications and build grassroots support for our campaigns. Read More »

Big Thorne Update - SEACC files appeal

Blog: For years, SEACC has worked with regional partners to advocate micro sales, develop community-scale forest projects that support local businesses, and promote the region’s small sawmills. Our organization remains opposed to industrial-scale clearcuts that rely on exports—curtailing the export of round logs to Asia would increase jobs per log cut on the Tongass while eliminating massive, controversial old-growth sales. Read More »

Transboundary mine OPENED on Stikine this week

Blog: The Red Chris mine is owned and operated by Imperial Metals. If that name sounds familiar, it might be because that same corporation ran the infamous Mt. Polley Mine, where the tailings dam breached last summer, sending 25 million cubic meters of toxic sludge into the Fraser River watershed. Read More »

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