Forest Service Dedicating New Lab in Juneau

The U.S. Forest Service is dedicating its new forestry sciences laboratory in Juneau this weekend.

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by Associated Press

JUNEAU- The U.S. Forest Service is dedicating its new forestry sciences laboratory in Juneau this weekend.
   
Saturday's ceremony will included free guided tours and the raising of carved house posts.
   
The Forest Service, in a release, says the 12,000-square-foot facility is next to the University of Alaska Southeast campus and will provide an opportunity for Forest Service research scientists to work with university faculty and students.
   
The lab will be home to research on such things as climate change, forest health and uses of natural resources. It has energy-efficient features and features regionally sourced building materials.
 

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