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Forest Service Approved Timber Harvest Plan For Kupreanof Island

By | April 27, 2012 - 5:23 pm

The Forest Service has tentatively approved a major timber harvest plan for Kupreanof Island near Petersburg. The Tonka project would allow a substantial amount of logging in an area of the Tongass forest that’s seen a lot of it in the past. The agency emphasizes economic benefits from the sale but opponents say the cost is too high.

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