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Scientific information and the Tongass land management plan

Scientific information and the Tongass land management plan

key findings derived from the scientific literature, species assessments, resource analyses, workshops, and risk assessment panels

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tongass National Forest (Alaska)
    • Subjects:
    • Tongass National Forest (Alaska)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDouglas N. Swanston ... [et al.].
      SeriesConservation and resource assessments for the Tongass land management plan revision, General technical report PNW ;, GTR-386, General technical report PNW ;, 386.
      ContributionsSwanston, Douglas N., Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD428.T6 S38 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. ;
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL745936M
      LC Control Number97139015
      OCLC/WorldCa36515268

      Caring for the Land and Serving People Printed on Recycled Paper File Code: Date: Decem Dear Planning Participant, Enclosed is your copy of the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Outfitter and Guide Management Plan on the Petersburg . Tongass National Forest land and resource management plan: final environmental impact statement plan amendment summary / Published: () Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA .

      USDA FOREST SERVICE BRIEFING BOOK - JANUARY Table of Contents Executive Summary 1 Program Overview 1 Priorities for Deputy Under Secretary Involvement 2 Current Issues 3 USDA Forest Service Overview 4 Forest Service Ethics and Course to the Future 4 Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles 5 Our Course to the Future 5 Long-Term Strategic Plan 6 History, Organization, and .   Court Orders Protection of Tongass Roadless Areas and New Wilderness Study The US District Court for the District of Alaska ruled that the Forest Service violated federal laws when the agency refused to consider any new wilderness areas in the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Tongass Land Management Plan Revision.

      The Tongass Land Management Plan (TLMP) outlines land and resource management planning over the next decade for the nation’s largest national forest. The latest revision of the plan was issued in May, , replacing the original TLMP, as amended in the mid- eighties. The revision took 10 years to complete, and cost the taxpayers. will begin a public process with the intent of modifying the Tongass National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan), based on conditions on the land and demands of the public. Among other things, the modification is expected to focus on identifying the timber base suitable to support a transition to young-growth.


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Scientific information and the Tongass Land Management Plan: Key Findings From the Scientific Literature, Species Assessments, Resource Analyses, Workshops, and Risk Assessment Panels Douglas N. Swanston, Charles G. Shaw III, Winston P. Smith, Kent R. Julin, Guy A. Cellier, and Fred H. Everest United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service.

Get this from a library. Scientific information and the Tongass land management plan: key findings derived from the scientific literature, species assessments, resource analyses, workshops, and risk assessment panels.

[Douglas N Swanston; Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.);]. Get this from a library. Science matters: information for managing the Tongass National Forest: an overview of the scientific information used in preparing the Tongass land and resource management plan.

[Kent R Julin; Charles G Shaw; Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)]. Scientific information and the Tongass land management plan: key findings derived from the scientific literature, species assessments, resource analyses, workshops, and risk assessment panels.

Gen. B Octo The Honorable Lisa Murkowski. United States Senate. Subject: Tongass National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan Amendment This is in response to your letter requesting our opinion on whether the Amendment to the Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan ( Tongass Amendment or Amendment), approved by the Tongass Forest.

This Forest Plan amends the Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan ( Forest Plan), and incorporates changes made since It entirely replaces the Forest Plan, as of the effective date of the Record of Decision (ROD). Proposed changes to File Size: 7MB. The Forest Plan Amendment guides all natural resource management projects and activities and establishes management direction for the Tongass National Forest.

The Forest Plan Amendment was developed using the current Planning Rule, issued in and embodies the provisions of the National Forest Management Act, the implementing regulations. III, tech. coord.; Conservation and resource assessments for the Tongass land management plan revision).

The Tongass National Forest is the largest remaining relatively unaltered coastal temperate rain forest in the world. The Forest consists of million acres of land. Tongass land management plan revision: draft environmental impact statement: summary by Tongass National Forest (Alaska) Publication date Topics Forest management Environmental aspects Tongass National Forest, Forests and forestry Alaska Tongass National Forest, Forest policy Environmental aspects Alaska Tongass National Forest.

First, is the final Tongass Land Management Plan a balanced plan for the future environmental and economic wellbeing of southeast Alaska that will work on its own terms.

Or, is the final TLMP little more than a batch of half-baked prescriptions and untested theories that cater to some elite, post-modem vision of a new-age rural life style. The evaluation of how scientific information was used began while the emerging final alternative was still in the formative stages.

The following criteria were used to address how scientific information was used by managers making decisions during revision of the Tongass Land Management Plan (Everest et Cited by: Tongass Forest Plan Review: A Newsletter for the Forest Plan Revision - Issue USDA Forest Service, Tongass Land Management Planning Team, - Forest management - 27 pages.

0 Reviews. Preview this book. Download BibTeX citations. @book{bhl, title = {Tongass land management plan revision: draft environmental impact statement. }, volume = {nomap C},Author: Tongass National Forest (Agency: U.S.).

Fred H. Everest's 11 research works with citations and reads, including: Setting the stage for the development of a science-based Tongass land management plan. Tongass land management plan revision: draft environmental impact statement appendix, volume I Item PreviewPages:   Congress recently learned it has the power to overturn the amended Tongass Land Management Plan, a document that was years in the making.

A Juneau business owner flew to Washington, D.C., with a. The Tongass Land Management Plan amendment, a year transition toward young-growth logging, was finalized Friday.

Tongass Forest Supervisor Earl Stewart signed the. This month has been a busy time for the Tongass – below please find updates on the Tongass Land Management Plan Amendment, new information about the Forest Service’s public comment period for planned projects on Prince of Wales (POW), and information on public input meetings taking place next week in Thorne Bay, Naukati, and Craig regarding the Prince of Wales Landscape Level Analysis.

The Tongass Land Management Plan (forest plan) was revised in after immense pressure from environmental groups to list the Alexander Archipelago wolf as threatened.

The plan included a standard and guideline to sustain a habitat carrying capacity of least 18 Sitka deer per square mile to provide adequate prey and to limit the density of Class: Mammalia. The U.S. Forest Service has decided to make changes in its Tongass land management plan. That means users and interest groups will get to submit suggestions on.

The Tongass National Forest / ˈ t ɒ ŋ ɡ ə s / in Southeast Alaska is the largest national forest in the United States at million acres (68, km 2).Most of its area is part of the temperate rain forest WWF ecoregion, itself part of the larger Pacific temperate rain forest WWF ecoregion, and is remote enough to be home to many species of endangered and rare flora and nates: 56°45′N °0′W / °N .1.

Introduction. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service's strong commitment to science-based land management planning and decisions is clearly illustrated by the development of the Tongass National Forest land management plan (TLMP) of and the follow-on studies that were designed to fill information gaps that would assist managers in revising the plan in the by: 3.PROVIDE ECONOMIC TIMBER: The Tongass Land Management Plan was the first such plan in the nation following the amendments to the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resource Planning Act of made by the National Forest Management Act of The Plan set an ASQ of MMBF and divided the Forest into four Land Use Designations (LUDs).