Protect the Tongass National Forest!!

Protect the Tongass National Forest!!

Read about Wild Heritage Chief Scientist Dominick DellaSala’s work to protect the Tongass National Forest in Mongabay’s recent article!
Major Victory in the Tongass Rainforest in Alaska!

Major Victory in the Tongass Rainforest in Alaska!

The Tongass temperate rainforest in southeast Alaska has been called “North America’s lungs” as towering spruce and hemlock absorb and store vast amounts of carbon dioxide. The forest is also incredibly rich in wildlife: spawning salmon jam streams...

Telepress conference on Tongass rainforest importance

Our Chief Scientist Dr. Dominick DellaSala joins representatives from the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council and the tribal village of Kake, Alaska in calling on the Biden Administration to protect old forests and large trees as part of its climate...