United States: Salmon project marks new direction for Tongass Forest

Associated Press: Public and private groups, which in the past were so fiercely divided over managing the temperate rainforest that their battles were called "The Tongass Wars," are collaborating on restoring the Sitkoh River. The U.S. Forest Service announced last summer that it was taking a new direction in Tongass management by moving away from cutting old-growth trees and toward harvesting younger, second-growth trees and forest restoration work. The Sitkoh River restoration project is one of the first significant......

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