Congress meet Tongass
March 14, 2013
Southeast AK's salmon and trout contribute an estimated $1 billion to the regional economy and support 1 in 10 jobs, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The Tongass National Forest produces on average 28-percent of Alaska's annual commercial...
Sitkoh River: Good Fishing Begins With A Bulldozer
January 25, 2013
Edwards spoke to a group of reporters and fishermen visiting the Sitkoh River restoration project on Chichagof Island, in Southeast Alaska's 17 million-acre Tongass National Forest. It was a joint effort by the Forest Service, Alaska Department of...
Transition for Tongass
August 2, 2012
Once the heart of dozens of logging towns, Tongass National Forest is now shifting its focus from timber to salmon, creating a ripple effect for local economies and ecosystems alike.