Trump’s Forest Service wants to log the Tongass, a key weapon in fighting climate change.
JUL. 29, 2019. WANDA CULP LIVES in one of the most important woodlands in the world. Here, old-growth trees of the Tongass National Forest still stand tall along the coastline and islands of Southeast Alaska. The Tongass, located in Alaska’s panhandle, is the largest national forest in the United States. Culp belongs to the Tlingit people, who have carefully stewarded this land since time immemorial . . . Trump’s Forest Service jettisoned that aspiration, and it has approved plans for the largest old-growth logging project in the country in decades, on the Tongass’ Prince of Wales Island. Read more here.