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July 29, 2015 | Feature

Saving the Forest for the Trees

Alaska's Tongass National Forest is home to centuries-old trees and rivers flowing among thousands of islands. It is also the last forest where the fight continues to keep timber sales out of roadless areas.

May 16, 2018 | Legal Document

Kuiu Timber Sale Complaint

Local conservation and business interests represented by Earthjustice sued the U.S. Forest Service to stop an old-growth timber sale on Kuiu Island in the Tongass National Forest. The lawsuit, filed in federal district court in Alaska, says the Forest Service’s environmental analysis is 11 years old and fails to consider new threats from the proposed 13.6 million board foot sale on North Kuiu Island.

December 18, 2017 | Blog Post

Saving Alaska’s Ancient Trees

As my family and others decorate our Christmas trees, some of their oldest-remaining ancestors are at risk of being chopped down.

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