Forest Restoration in the Tongass

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Nearly a half-million acres of the Tongass National Forest were logged in the past 50 years and have resulted in degraded watershed integrity, decreased fish and wildlife productivity, and a lasting legacy of ecological debt for future generations.  But, a new study suggests that restoring these forests can pay multiple dividends for fish, wildlife, and the Alaskan communities that depend on healthy forests.