Theresa Soley, KTOO - Juneau
A proposal to end clearcutting of old-growth trees in the Tongass National Forest has some Southeast logging companies concerned about the future.
What many Americans consider to be a cute, back-floating mammal is a pest, even a thief, to some Southeast Alaskan fishermen.
Crystal... lion’s mane... sea nettle... moon.... comb... the big red... These are some of the species of jellyfish that live in Southeast waters. A Ketchikan diver who logged a 'big red' said it was like reporting a Big Foot sighting.
In some areas, yellow cedar trees stand white and empty of needles against a background of green hemlock. The places appear skeleton-like, bare trees standing with limbs exposed.