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Tongass Land Management Plan

Hearings before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, second ... 28, 1996; Juneau, AK, May 29, 1996 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7375267M
ISBN 10016053819X
ISBN 109780160538193
OCLC/WorldCa36131306

Interest in the management of the Tongass National Forest is high, and some of the challenges to plan development and plan implementation are described. The national forest has an important presence in the state of Alaska, and public management of these lands involves challenges and opportunities that can be of interest to land managers of Author: Pete Bettinger, Krista Merry, Mehmet Demirci, Anna M. Klepacka. The legislation also lacks a conservation strategy to ensure protection of old-growth reserves that are currently designated under the Tongass land management plan, he said. The revised Tongass Land Management Plan will be prepared from the possible alternatives and will direct all land management activities in the forest. There is an appendix in 3 parts. Volume I (Management Bulletin No. RMB) identifies the issues, presents a technical discussion of the analysis process and models and describes the roadless Author: M. A. Barton. Information Systems to Support Comprehensive Land Management Planning: Experiences of the Tongass National Forest, Alaska Lowell H. Suring Alaska Region USDA Forest Service Juneau, Alaska Eugene J. Degayner, III Tongass National Forest USDA Forest Service Juneau, Alaska William H. Wilson, Jr. Alaska Region USDA Forest Service Juneau, Alaska 5.


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This Forest Plan amends the Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan ( Forest Plan), and incorporates changes made since It entirely replaces the Forest Plan, as of the effective date of the Record of Decision (ROD).

Proposed changes to File Size: 7MB. B Octo The Honorable Lisa Murkowski. United States Senate. Subject: Tongass National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan Amendment This is in response to your letter requesting our opinion on whether the Amendment to the Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan ( Tongass Amendment or Amendment), approved by the Tongass Forest.

Tongass land management plan revision: draft environmental impact statement (Volume 4) by Tongass National Forest (Agency: U.S.), | Jan 1, Paperback. Tongass National Forest land and resource management plan: final environmental impact statement plan amendment summary / Published: () Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA.

Get this from a library. Tongass land management plan: summary. [United States. Forest Service. Alaska Region.]. The Forest Service will prepare a revised supplement to the draft environmental impact statement on a proposal to revise the Tongass Land Management Plan.

This is a. Tongass land management plan revision: draft environmental impact statement: summary by Tongass National Forest (Alaska) Publication date Topics Tongass Land Management Plan book management Environmental aspects Tongass National Forest, Forests and forestry Alaska Tongass National Forest, Forest policy Environmental aspects Alaska Tongass National Forest.

Title. Tongass land management plan revision: revised supplement to the draft environmental impact statement. Map packet. Related Titles. Series: RMB ; b. There are 10 maps for the Tongass land management plan revision: supplement to the draft environmental impact statement.

Search on the identifier CAT to find all maps. Cover title Title on title page of volume Supplement to the draft environmental impact statement, Tongass National Forest land management plan revision, Alaska. The Tongass Land Management Plan amendment, a year transition toward young-growth logging, was finalized Friday.

Tongass Forest Supervisor Earl Stewart signed the. The Forest Plan Amendment guides all natural resource management projects and activities and establishes management direction for the Tongass National Forest.

The Forest Plan Amendment was developed using the current Planning Rule, issued in and embodies Tongass Land Management Plan book provisions of the National Forest Management Act, the implementing regulations. Download BibTeX citations. @book{bhl, title = {Tongass land management plan revision: draft environmental impact statement.

}, volume = {nomap C},Author: Tongass National Forest (Agency: U.S.). Sen. Lisa Murkowski has introduced legislation to repeal the Tongass Land Management Plan amendment by attaching a rider to the draft Interior and Environment Appropriations bill.

Get this from a library. Tongass National Forest land and resource management plan. [United States. Forest Service,; United States. Department of Agriculture,]. The Tongass National Forest / ˈ t ɒ ŋ ɡ ə s / in Southeast Alaska is the largest national forest in the United States at million acres (68, km 2).Most of its area is part of the temperate rain forest WWF ecoregion, itself part of the larger Pacific temperate rain forest WWF ecoregion, and is remote enough to be home to many species of endangered and rare flora and ing body: United States Forest Service.

The current version of the Tongass Land Management Plan has been around since It’s this telephone-book sized set of guidelines for managing all the resources on the Tongass National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service has decided to make changes in its Tongass land management plan.

That means users and interest groups will get to submit suggestions on. Amendment to the Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan ( Tongass Amendment or Amendment), approved by the Tongass Forest Supervisor on December 9,is a rule under the Congressional Review Act (CRA).

This month has been a busy time for the Tongass – below please find updates on the Tongass Land Management Plan Amendment, new information about the Forest Service’s public comment period for planned projects on Prince of Wales (POW), and information on public input meetings taking place next week in Thorne Bay, Naukati, and Craig regarding the Prince of Wales Landscape Level Analysis.

Tongass National Forest land and resource management plan. Published: () Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA Contact. Tongass Forest Plan Review: A Newsletter for the Forest Plan Revision - Issue USDA Forest Service, Tongass Land Management Planning Team, - Forest management - 27 pages.

0 Reviews. Preview this book. GAO: Tongass Plan Amendment is a Rule. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today welcomed the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) determination that the U.S.

Forest Service’s Amendment to the Tongass Land Management Plan (TLMP Amendment) is a “rule” and therefore subject to the Congressional Review Act (CRA). This Summary accompanies a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Land and Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan), which have been prepared to document the analysis of alternatives for the Tongass Forest Plan Amendment.

A Draft Record of Decision (ROD) is also included. Most planning participants will beFile Size: KB. PROVIDE ECONOMIC TIMBER: The Tongass Land Management Plan was the first such plan in the nation following the amendments to the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resource Planning Act of made by the National Forest Management Act of The Plan set an ASQ of MMBF and divided the Forest into four Land Use Designations (LUDs).

Several avenues are available for members of the UVA community needing Library resources, including HathiTrust's newly-released trove of copyrighted digital material, open educational resources, online journals, databases, and e-books.

The U.S. Forest Service on Friday announced a final decision on amending the Tongass Land Management Plan to transition toward second-growth harvest within 16 years. First, is the final Tongass Land Management Plan a balanced plan for the future environmental and economic wellbeing of southeast Alaska that will work on its own terms.

Or, is the final TLMP little more than a batch of half-baked prescriptions and untested theories that cater to some elite, post-modem vision of a new-age rural life style.

tech. coord.; Conservation and resource assessments for the Tongass land management plan revision). This document highlights key items of information obtained from the published litera-ture and from specific assessments, workshops, resource analyses, and various risk assessment panels conducted as part of the Tongass land management planning.

Visit the Tongass Plan Amendment website for complete information on changes to the plan and how to comment. Most of the proposed changes are contained in an all-new Chapter 5. The current version of the Tongass Land Management Plan has been around since It’s this telephone-book sized set of guidelines for managing all the resources on.

We, the 62 undersigned organizations and businesses, are writing to express our support for a land management plan for the Tongass National Forest that ends large-scale old-growth logging and shifts management focus on the Tongass towards sustainable, job.

Janu Tuesday AM (SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - The Tongass National Forest is looking for feedback on its main guiding document, the Tongass National Forest Land & Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan), on the heels of the Plan’s five year anniversary.

The proposed action is located within the Admiralty Island National Monument Non-Wilderness Land Use Designation as identified in the Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan. Back To Top: Tongass National Forest, Craig Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District).

The Tongass Land Management Plan (TLMP) outlines land and resource management planning over the next decade for the nation’s largest national forest. The latest revision of the plan was issued in May,replacing the original TLMP, as amended in the mid- eighties.

The revision took 10 years to complete, and cost the taxpayers. And we have got a TLMP here, a Tongass Land Management Plan, that clearly leaves out the small communities, is inadequate to address even the reduced installed capacity. And outside of the hard-nosed Government ''well, that is the way it is,'' the hardships are not part of this socioeconomic impact on the communities.

Today, the U.S. Forest Service released its long-awaited proposal for amending the Tongass Land Management Plan and the results are disappointing. We will continue to work with the Obama administration to correct the pervasive mistakes in this plan. near depletion under federal management before Alaska statehood.

In the total Southeast Alaska salmon harvestsalmon which yielded a ex-vessel value of $ million. In this ongoing effort, the vital role of hatchery operations and the importance of the Tongass National Forest as salmon production habitat are closely linked.

In addition to developing specific recommendations for the Tongass Land Management Plan Amendment, the Committee discussed Plan implementation, monitoring, and financial investments, as well as the necessity of strong, unified leadership for making a successful transition into young growth.

The Governance of Western Public Lands: Mapping Its Present and Future the designation of U.S. Forest Service roadless areas and management of the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. He uses these cases to investigate more inclusive issues about governing federal lands in the West, such as the contested use of science and litigation, lengthy /5(4).

Court Orders Protection of Tongass Roadless Areas and New Wilderness Study The US District Court for the District of Alaska ruled that the Forest Service violated federal laws when the agency refused to consider any new wilderness areas in the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Tongass Land Management Plan Revision.

Involvement of scientists on the team that revised the controversial Tongass Land Management Plan shed light on the application of scientific knowledge in forestry decision-making. We joined the planning team as full members, but maintained distinct and separate roles from National Forest System by:.

Bureau of Land Management. Klamath Falls Resource Area Office, 12 books Robert R. Alexander, 11 books United States. Forest Service. Southwestern Region., 11 books Tongass National Forest (Alaska), 11 books United States.

Bureau of Land Management. Medford District, 11 books United States. Bureau of Land Management. Oregon State Office, 11 books. AdventureSmith Explorations has joined the Alaska Wilderness League along with dozens of organizations and business to support a sustainable Tongass National Forest management plan.

Conservation is a cornerstone of our business and founder Todd Smith has worked to promote wilderness in the Tongass since his days working as a guide in Alaska. Tongass Management Plan Announcement Washington, D.C. – The following is U.S. Rep. Don Young’s (R-Alaska) statement regarding today’s announcement by Alaska’s Regional Forester that the Tongass National Forest Land Management Plan Amendment had been approved.