Five days left in Tongass project comment period
September 12, 2019
Members of the United States Forest Service met with the public last week to receive feedback and discuss the Central Tongass Project.
The project encompasses many different projects in four categories: watershed restoration, recreation management, vegetation management and access management. Project Leader Carey Case said by lumping multiple projects together, the forest service will be able to work more efficiently.
Goals and objectives of the project were identified in the 2016 Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan and will be implemented over the next 15 years. The projects objectiv...