US Forest Service to Reevaluate Big Thorne Timber Sale Due to to Effects on Wolves and Deer October 1, 2013 Alaska

Alaska Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... Sitka Black Tail Deer are limited by winter habitat. The few remaining patches of quality winter black-tail deer habitat are being targeted in the Forest Service’s old-growth timber sales ... at some point we need to recognize that we have passed a tipping point and we need to move the Tongass focus away from the same-old focus on old growth timber,” said Andrew Thoms, SCS executive director...


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