Tongass News

Update on the Juneau road extension

Blog: A year ago, construction of a dead-end road through the heart of Berners Bay appeared imminent. Today, not so much. What happened? Read More »

Juneau road hanging on by a thread, help us cut it!

Blog: Delighting proponents of sanity statewide, Governor-elect Walker stated his intention to suspend mega projects shortly after taking office. He’s done good on his promise and gone on to cut the controversial Susitna Dam and Ambler road from the capital budget, and didn’t add funding for the dead-end Juneau road. Read More »

Need Alaskan yellow cedar? Might need to book a trip to Asia

Blog: Last week in Sitka, members of the Tongass Advisory Committee (TAC) met with top Forest Service officials to discuss future management of the Tongass National Forest. Much to the group’s appreciation, the meeting took place in the Sitka Tribe’s Sheet'ka Kwáan Naa Kahídi—the Sitka Tribal House—a center for dancing and events artfully constructed from Southeast Alaskan yellow cedar. Read More »

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