Interagency Employees Recognized for Wilderness Work by Regional Forester

 

Volunteers with invasive black bind weed plants they pulled from the shoreline.
A Southeast Alaska Conservation Council/Forest Service workgroup of volunteers with invasive black bind weed plants they pulled from the shoreline of Whitewater Bay on Admiralty Island. The volunteers were led by Wilderness Field Manager John Neary (left) and SEACC Project Manager Dan Lesh (third from left). The work was completed as a part of SEACC's volunteer wilderness monitoring program that won them the Alaska Regional Forester's Wilderness Partner of the Year Award for 2011.
Employees walk up through the Endicott Wilderness.
Southeast Alaska Conservation Council Project Manager Dan Lesh leads National Park employees up through the Endicott Wilderness as part of a volunteer effort by SEACC to monitor this and three other Wilderness areas in 2011.  SEACC received the Alaska Regional Forester's Wilderness Partner of the Year Award for their efforts.
Interagency team receives award.
An interagency team from the Alaska Department of Fish & Game and the Forest Service received Alaska Regional Forester Wilderness Champion awards Friday, September 21, for their 2011 work at Pack Creek Brown Bear Viewing Area and Stan Price Wildlife Sanctuary. Receiving their awards at the ceremony were Chad Rice (ADF&G) and Forest Service employees Daven Hafey, Dori Brogliano, Don MacDougall, Harry Tullis, and John Neary.  Other recipients earning the awards include ADF&G employees Carl Koch and Jane Pascoe.


Key Contacts

Regional Public Affairs

Kaari Carpenter, ACTING
Director, Public Affairs
(907) 586-8803
kaaricarpenter@fs.fed.us

 

Dru Fenster
Public Affairs Specialist
(907) 586-8892
dfenster@fs.fed.us

 

Forest Public Affairs

Chugach National Forest

Alicia King
Public Affairs & Partnerships
(907) 743-9444
aliciaking@fs.fed.us
Chugach National Forest webpage

 

Tongass National Forest

Paul Robbins
Public Affairs & Partnerships
(907) 228-6201
paulrobbins@fs.fed.us
Tongass National Forest webpage

 



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