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Lynn Canal Conservation is a grassroots conservation organization based in Haines, Alaska. The communities of the Chilkat Valley depend on a healthy environment to provide jobs, subsistence foods, recreation, and quality of life. LCC has a long-term commitment to the health of fish and wildlife populations and to regulations that promote clean water and stream protections for watersheds important to commercial, sport and subsistence salmon fisheries.


ACTION ALERT: University of Alaska Timber Sale

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MONDAY: Provide testimony to the Board of Regents during a statewide audio teleconference. Testimony is limited to 2 minutes. 

Click here for more information and dial in information. 

TUESDAY: Written comment is due on May 22nd at 5 PM. 

Comments can be emailed to: 

University Land Office: ua-land@alaska.edu

Dianne Milke, Executive Assistant to UA President: dlmilke@alaska.edu

University Board of Regents Chair Gloria O’Neill: goneill@citci.org

(find the contact information for the entire Board of Regents here)

Governor Walker: bill.walker@alaska.gov

 


Here's what the University wants to cut. 

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We wish there was more info:

On March 21st the University of Alaska released an alarmingly vague Public Notice that states the following: 

The University of Alaska received a notification of interest from a bona fide purchaser and will be entering into a 10 - year negotiated sale to harvest timber on the University’s Haines Parcels. The Haines Parcels total approximately 13,426 acres and are located within the Haines Borough.

There are no details on the buyer or the actual scale of the sale. 

Click here to see a FAQs document prepared by the University.