Potential Land Transfer Leaves Conservation Group, Forest Service Concerned

Ed Ronco, KCAW – Sitka

A survey team from the Bureau of Land Management will be in Sitka this summer to plat 11 acres of land selected by Sealaska – land selected by the regional Native corporation 36 years ago. The property is Redoubt Lake falls, one of Sitka’s most heavily-used subsistence fisheries. The possible transfer of public land into corporate hands has a local conservation group – and the U.S. Forest Service – concerned.

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