Roadless Rule Reinstated for Tongass

January 26, 2023 By: Spencer Durrant


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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has reinstated the Roadless Rule for the Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska, according to a news release from Trout Unlimited. The Roadless Rule prohibits road construction and timber harvest on currently roadless areas, preserving critical fish habitat throughout this enormous forest.

More information on this decision can be found here.