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Tongass

  • Conservation

    Tongass Roadless Rule repeal makes no sense

    By Austin Williams This week, the U.S. Forest Service announced it is exempting the Tongass National Forest from the Roadless Rule, and in the process removing protections for more than 9 million acres of the nation’s top salmon-producing forest.  This is the latest effort by politicians catering to a failing old-growth logging industry that refuses…

  • Voices from the river

    At home on the Tongass

    A Dolly Varden from Alaska's Tongass National Forest.

    My father once told me that “home is where you hang your hat.” I believed it, for a time, at least. I mean, as a young boy, who was I to argue with the wisdom of a grownup?  I’ve come to realize, though, that “home” is where everything seems to fall into place just right.…