The U.S. Forest Service announced that it is restoring roadless protections on 9.3 million acres of Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.
Proposed protections on the Tongass will safeguard prime steelhead habitat
The U.S. Forest Service has proposed restoring protections for more than 9 million acres of roadless areas in southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, one of the last places on the planet where wild steelhead still thrive.
Forest Service announcement is great win for the Tongass National Forest and wild steelhead
By ending industrial old-growth logging and investing in restoration, USFS protects both known and unknown steelhead habitat.
New Bill Introduced Would Solidify Roadless Areas Nationwide
On the twentieth anniversary of the U.S. Forest Service first enacting the Roadless Rule, Senator Cantwell and Representatives Gallego and DeGette have announced they are introducing the Roadless Area Conservation Act.
The Roadless Rule & Fish on the Tongass: A Great Pair
Late last month, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) get one step closer to repealing the Roadless Rule on the Tongass National Forest. You may as well read that as: last month the USDA got one step closer to opening up some of the wildest, greenest areas on the Tongass – the best areas in the forest for fish and wildlife – to industrial, clear-cut logging of ancient, majestic old growth trees.