Tongass National Forest Southeast Alaska Resource Directory
Celebrating the people and places of Alaska's Tongass National Forest, providing a resource directory, photos, recipes, and facts about the Tongass National Forest and Southeast Alaska.
Select "www.tongass.com" to search the Southeast Alaska Resource Directory or " Web" to have Google perform a search for you:
Tongass Clearinghouse provides a Southeast Alaska Directory to and for communities and people in the Tongass National Forest.
The Tongass National Forest, managed by the U.S. Forest Service, was created in 1907 by Teddy Roosevelt. It is America's largest national forest (17 million acres, or 500 miles north to south, or 80% of Southeast Alaska) and the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world.
The Alexander Archipelago of Southeast Alaska is the home of over 85,000 people living in over 37 communities, which are scattered around this vast wilderness area. The terrain ranges from sea to mountain-top glaciers, includes over 1000 islands and a long, narrow strip of mainland, and supports a rich array of fauna and flora, including ancient stands of old-growth forests.
If you aren't fortunate enough to live here, the photographs will help you see and feel Southeast Alaska, including Baranof and Kuiu Islands and Sitka. Many more photos of Southeast Alaska by photographer Mim McConnell can be viewed at her photo blog, Mim's Missives.
Learn more about the geography by looking at this Rand McNally map of Southeast Alaska.
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Immature Bald Eages
Photo by Mim McConnell of two immature bald eages at Silver Bay, south of Sitka, Southeast Alaska's third largest community.
Prints of all photos are available in two sizes: 5 x 7 ($114.99) and 7 x 14 ($149.99). To order, click on the donate button below and in the "Payment For" box type the Image name, size and quantity. In the Price box, type the total amount due. Shipping is free to the U.S.
I Love the Tongass
The I Love the Tongass website, sponsonsored by SEACC, offers
everyone who experiences the magic of
the Tongass a way to learn more about
this forest and what makes Southeast
Alaska a unique and amazing place to
live, work and play. Click on the image below to visit the website.
Sustainable Timber Industry
Learn how you can help create permanent protection of Southeast Alaska's rainforest and still provide for a sustainable timber industry in Alaska. Go to Alaska Rainforest Campaign's website: www.akrain.org.
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