Posts Tagged: Tongass National Forest

Guitar Makers Call for Stronger Forest Protections »

Logging of old-growth forests in Alaska to meet overseas demand for construction lumber is causing a shortage of guitar-quality trees, according to a new documentary. Luthiers across the country have band together in an effort to silence the chainsaws. Check out the ‘Musicwood’ trailer.

Good News for Green Spaces »

A win for forests: A federal district court in Alaska has stopped the chainsaws from chewing up some 2.3 million acres of the Tongass National Forest — overturning a Bush-era plan to allow logging of these ancient trees.