The Tongass National Forest is sacred to anglers, hunters, Native Americans, and more. Nicknamed “the last salmon forest,” the Tongass is a lush rainforest in Southeast Alaska that simply seems untouched.
Sadly, the Trump Administration continues to pave the way (literally) for development, and now the Tongass is up for grabs. Despite widespread opposition and 90% of the comments calling to keep protections, the Trump Administration has announced the gutting of protections for the Tongass. Here comes logging, and here comes roads. Roads ruin wilderness forever. Sadly this is indisputable, and the last salmon forest will never be the same.
Learn more in an article in The Guardian.