While we would much prefer to be working on stream restoration projects, supporting sound fish management practices, and highlighting Alaska’s great fish resources, unfortunately, we’re seeing several attacks to Public Lands in the Tongass that need our attention. With the development agenda of our Governor, President, and U.S. Senators in play, that kind of work will have to take a backseat to speaking up to uphold past conservation gains and minimize future losses of fish and wildlife habitat and public lands access on the Tongass.
“Logging, as currently practiced and planned in southeast Alaska, has the potential to significantly and permanently alter large amounts of wildlife habitat. Wildlife species which are adapted to use existing habitat my decline and associated recreational and subsistence uses may be substantially reduced.”
- Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Any one of the current issues below would be significant individually, but taken together, you can see there’s no hyperbole behind us saying that public lands on the Tongass are under attack like no other time since the pulp mill days. We need your voice now more than ever to protect our Forest against these threats.
Here are a few things you can do to help. We have tried to make them as easy and painless as possible for you: