Forest Service reviews basics of Forest Plan
January 30, 2020
The Wrangell Ranger District of the Forest Service held a workshop at city hall last week to give the public a brief overview of the 2016 Land and Resource Management Plan. The workshop was led by Sue Jennings, forest planner for the Tongass National Forest. The Forest Plan, as it is also known, guides the Forest Service in managing natural resources in the Tongass National Forest.
"The Forest Plan is basically a zoning map with management prescriptions," Jennings said. "A zoning map, as you know, tells you where you can have industrial areas, where you can have multi-family dwellings, whe...