Tongass National Forest

TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST – The world’s largest remaining old-growth coastal temperate rainforest

Old-Growth Logging Remains Part of Overall Plan for Tongass National Forest

16-year phaseout of Tongass old-growth logging begins in 2017 – KTOO, 12.9.16

Nation’s Top Scientists Urge Obama Administration to Stop Old-Growth Logging and Save the Tongass Rainforest – PR Newswire, 1.20.15

Forest Service criticized over management of Alaska national forest – Los Angeles Times, 11.17.14

Wrangell Island Project – 5,309 acres of old-growth forest under threat of a timber sale

 Wrangell Island Visit – Cascadia Wildlands, 9.8.16

U.S. Forest Service seeks public comment on proposed Wrangell Timber Sale – Alaska Public Media, 6.9.16

USFS updates Wrangell Island Timber Sale proposal – KSTK, 11.19.15

Big Thorne Project – 6,000 acres of old-growth forest currently being logged

Ninth Circuit Court Clears Way for Big Thorne Timber Project – SitNews, 5.24.17

– “The Forest Plan and the Big Thorne Project,” wrote Gould, “do not demonstrate that the [Forest Service] will manage old growth habitat in a manner that insures the viability of the wolf in well distributed populations throughout the Tongass National Forest.” 

Big Thorne Visit – Cascadia Wildlands, 9.8.16

Big Thorne timber injunction denied – Juneau Empire, 4.16.15

Judge approves Big Thorne, the largest old growth timber sale in decades – Sit News, 3.25.15

Massive Big Thorne Timber Sale Deals a Severe Blow to the Tongass, Taxpayers – Audubon Alaska, 8.22.14

Alexander Archipelago Wolf – Along with old-growth forest habitat loss, more logging roads are creating easier access for poaching

Prince of Wales Island wolf den update – Cascadia Wildlands, 9.8.16

Endangered Species Protection Denied to Alaska’s Alexander Archipelago Wolf – Center for Biological Diversity, 1.5.16

Alaska’s Wolves Face Catastrophe – TakePart, 6.8.15

Imperiled Wolf Population on Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island Crashes – Center for Biological Diversity, 6.5.15