Tag: Forest Service

Forest Service ramps up efforts to take down invasive weeds in...

An annual 200-acre treatment limit on the U.S. Forest Service’s invasive plant management program in the 3.7-million-acre Wrangell-Petersburg district has the agency revamping and possibly expanding its efforts to eradicate foreign weeds that could damage the ecosystem and economy.

Forest Service increases Anan permits in overbook strategy to meet capacity

The Forest Service is bulking up how many permits it issues to the Anan Wildlife Observatory near Wrangell in order to allow as many visitors to the site as people and bears can handle, while also protecting the habitat.

Sitka black-tailed deer hunting ends

State fish and game officials are reminding hunters that the season for the Sitka black-tailed deer ended by regulation on Friday, Dec. 31, in Prince William Sound and all other areas of Unit 6.

Law & Order: Feb. 22-28

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 2-22-19 thru 2-28-19. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...

Public lands bundle has something for everyone

Sweeping conservation legislation that passed the Senate on Feb. 12 has a bundle of bills tied to issues of importance to Alaska, from improvements...

Calling all secret agents: the Cordova Ranger District needs you!

The U.S. Forest Service recently developed a mission site at mile 19.2 along Haystack Trail on the app, Agents of Discovery. This free, interactive mobile...

Museum Memories

In the ’20s, virtually every island in Prince William Sound that was suitable for raising foxes was under permit with the Forest Service. In...

Volunteers needed for Pacific Flyway surveys

Experience the enchantment of the shorebird migration May 3-6 during the Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival. The festival offers shorebird classes, citizen science shorebird...

Sustainability is focus of ATLC gathering

Promoting sustainable forests, resources and communities through increasing collaboration between Alaska tribes and the U.S. Forest Service was the focus of the gathering of...

Relax in Chugach National Forest public use cabins

By Erin ColeFor The Cordova TimesRemote cabins provided by the U.S. Forest Service have been in use on public land for over a century,...
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