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POW Landscape Level Analysis Project Public Workshop Scheduled for Saturday, April 6, 2019


March 21, 2019
Thursday PM

(SitNews) Thorne Bay, Alaska - The Tongass National Forest will hold a workshop on Saturday, April 6, to accept public comments on the proposed activities for the Prince of Wales Landscape Level Analysis (POW LLA) Project. This is the first of many workshops over the span of the comprehensive, 15-year integrated resource management plan.

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The workshop comes on the heels of a final project decision that was signed earlier this month and is being held is to present draft activities that are proposed for implementation in the near future. A wide array of activities for all resource areas will be presented so that the public can provide input on locations, activity design components, methods, mitigation measures, and integration opportunities. 

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 the Prince of Wales Vocational and Technical Education Center, 6565 Boundary Road, in Klawock, Alaska.

If members of the public are not able to attend the April 6 workshop, they may submit their activity proposals and applicable peer-reviewed research or individual studies to be considered to the Forest Service online or by mail.  

To submit information online, view the Project’s Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), or sign up for electronic notifications, visit the project web page at:

Project information, updates, meeting notices, and documents will continue to be provided on this web page throughout the planning and analysis process.

Comments can also be mailed to Thorne Bay Ranger District, 1312 Federal Way P.O. Box 19001, Thorne, AK, 99919-001

The refined activities resulting from discussions at the workshop, and from information submittals, will be made available to the public for comment during a 30-day comment period, to be announced at a later date.  


On the Web:

Project web page


Editing by Mary Kauffman, SitNews


Source of News:

Forest Service - Tongass


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