Alaska’s Tongass National Forest is an amazing landscape of rainforest-covered mountains and islands that provide habitat for salmon, bear, deer, wolves, and the Alaska people who have spent decades seeing the forest as a source of income from logging.
This study conducted by Stillwater Sciences for The Wilderness Society examines the effects of timber harvests on coho salmon populations in a heavily logged watershed on Alaska's Prince of Wales Island, and the results are alarming: Logging and related road construction and erosion near Sta
Opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay is growing to the point that one has to wonder who — outside of the mining companies — could still support the idea of an open-pit mine that would endanger a pristine watershed where tens of millions of salmon spawn
On Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska, a coalition of conservation organizations, including The Wilderness Society, is working with partners to undo the damage caused by decades of clearcut logging in the Tongass National Forest—logging that had devastated t
Southeast Alaska salmon contribute to a fishing industry worth $1 billion a year, are the most important subsistence species for Alaska Natives and other residents, and play a critical role in the ecosystem, providing a source of food for other animals, and fertilizing majestic spruce and hemlock forests.
The last major barriers for salmon passage in the Skokomish River watershed are about to disappear.
Green Diamond Resource Co. put the finishing touches this week on a busy summer of work that included removal of a Tacoma Power diversion dam and replacement of three outdated road culverts with bridges over McTaggert and Gibbons creeks.