Advisory panel sought for Tongass

Knowledge of area key requirement.


by Mike Ford

The U.S. Forest Service is looking for 15 Alaskans to step up and help guide the future of the Tongass National Forest

Te advisory committee will provide recommendations to the Secretary of Agriculture on developing a sustainable forest management strategy for the forest

A diverse group of stakeholders is sought for the group and will operate in a way that is open and accessible to the public.

Advice from the committee may also help in modification of the Tongass land management plan.

Applications may be sent to 123 Scow Bay Loop Road
PO Box 309 Petersburg, AK 99833-0309

Application deadline is February 27, 2014