State signs $2M timber sale contract for southeast Alaska
February 21, 2019
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — The state has signed a $2.1 million contract with ALCAN Timber Inc. for a timber sale on state and federal forest land in southeast Alaska.
The timber sale includes about 481 acres (195 hectares) within the Southeast State Forest and Tongass National Forest on the northwest end of Gravina Island, the Ketchikan Daily News reported Saturday.
State Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Corri Feige signed the three-year contract Wednesday.
The Vallenar Bay sale involves about 16 million board feet (38,000 cubic meters) of timber from a mix of old- and young-gr...