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by Kathie Durbin
Pages: 344 pages
Publisher: Oregon State University Press; 2 edition (April 1, 2005)
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Yet the fightfor the Alaska rain forest is becoming a broader movement as appreciation for the true value of the regions's wilderness grows.
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Kathie Durbin has written about forest ecology and forest politics since 1989, as a staff reporter for The Oregonian and for numerous other publications.
Set in Alaska's coastal rain forest, Tongass is a story by turns dismaying and inspiring, of greed, courage, bare-knuckles politics, and the fate of a remote, wild, beautiful land.
Forest Service map of the Tongass, with National Monuments and Wilderness Areas. Tongass: Pulp Politics and the Fight for the Alaskan Rainforest". The second contract was between the Alaska Pulp Corporation (APC) and the United States, signed in 1956, authorizing the harvest of . 75 billion board feet for the next fifty years. Both mills have been key to local economy, and were for a time the largest employer in Southeast Alaska. The funding by the United States government of the timber industry was intended as a strategy to increase the population of Southeast Alaska by creating more employment opportunities.
The story of Tongass National Forest and its great temperate rain forest is. .In her epilogue, Durbin wonders about the future of Southeast Alaska and the place of the residents in a Tongass forest that might become.
Perhaps that is what makes Tongass such an interesting book: it tells a recognizable story that does not quite fit in the customary mold. In her epilogue, Durbin wonders about the future of Southeast Alaska and the place of the residents in a Tongass forest that might become ecologically and socially sustainable.
Tongass: Pulp Politics and the Fight for the Alaska Rain Forest. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press. Anchorage, AK: Audubon Alaska and The Nature Conservancy. Investing in Habitat Improvements Vital for Ecological Sustainability, Local Economies, Subsistence Users. Alaska Region Newsletter, June.
The rain in Alaska falls mainly on the Tongass. com User, January 23, 2006
book by Kathie Durbin. The rain in Alaska falls mainly on the Tongass. com User, January 23, 2006. It's not just recently scientists and people who care about the environment have talked against clearing rain forests.
The forest is named for the Tongass group of the Tlingit people, who inhabited the southernmost areas of Southeast Alaska, near . Durbin, Kathie (1999). Corvallis, Oregon: Oregon State University Press.
The forest is named for the Tongass group of the Tlingit people, who inhabited the southernmost areas of Southeast Alaska, near what is now the city of Ketchikan. Misty Fjords Waterfall and kayak. The Tongass includes parts of the Northern Pacific coastal forests and Pacific Coastal Mountain icefields and tundra ecoregions. Q&A with Kathie Durbin - chronicler of the struggle to preserve the Tongass (book referenced above). Ketchum, Robert Glenn (1987). The Tongass: Alaska's Vanishing Rain Forest: The Photographs of Robert Glenn Ketchum. Text by Robert Glenn Ketchum and Carey D. Ketchum; introduction by Roderick Nash. New York, New York: Aperture Foundation. Temperate Rainforests of the North Pacific Coast. Audubon Alaska: Tongass National Forest.