Known as “America’s Rainforest,” the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska, is home to a stunning array of plant life and wildlife and it is in serious jeopardy.
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We hope the Ninth Circuit will make the right decision to reinstate the Roadless Rule, giving the Tongass and its wildlife the protection it deserves.
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.
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.