Photos by Jacob Ritley, Cascadia Wildlands’ Tongass Groundtruth Expedition, 2016.
Thanks to LUSH Foundation for their generous support.
Southeast Alaska’s Alexander Archipelago is made up of thousands of islands large and small. Small boats and floatplanes are the dominant modes of transportation.
Old-growth clearcutting is ongoing this summer on the Big Thorne timber sale, Prince of Wales Island.
Virgin old-growth forests are being mowed down on the Cleveland Peninsula, on privately-owned ANCSA (Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act) corporation land.
Our Alaska legal director inspects old-growth spruce in a fresh clearcut, Big Thorne project on Prince of Wales Island.