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Signing ceremony concludes two-year collaboration on Prince of Wales

 

March 21, 2019

Courtesy of the Forest Service

The Forest Service and community members from Prince of Wales Island signed the "Prince of Wales Landscape Level Analysis" decision last Saturday, in the city of Craig. The POW LLA, according to the Forest Service, is a long term plan to bring sustainability and alignment with stakeholder direction to all of the programs the Forest Service administers on national forest system lands within the Craig and Thorne Bay Ranger Districts.

The USDA Forest Service held a signing ceremony on Saturday, March 16 on an agreement that aims to improve forest health while supporting the resilience and economies of local communities.

The Prince of Wales Landscape Level Analysis will implement a 15-year, integrated resources management plan for federal lands on Prince of Wales Island. It is the result of a highly collaborative, public process that included significant input from an independently formed, broadly based group, as well as local tribes, youth and the general public.

The purpose of the project is to improve forest ecosystem...



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