Sitka and Angoon Shoreline II public meetings

SITKA — Officials with the Tongass National Forest are inviting the public to attend meetings and submit comments on managing outfitters and guides on the Admiralty National Monument, Hoonah, Juneau and Sitka ranger districts.

The Sitka meeting will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on July 8 at the Harrigan Centennial Hall Exhibits Room, at 330 Harbor Drive.

The Angoon meeting is from 5 to 8 p.m. on July 9 at the Angoon Community Association office at 315 Heendae Road.

“The Shoreline II project area includes all areas used by non-motorized outfitter and guide activities that originate from the marine shoreline areas,” Jay Kinsman, a shoreline team leader, said. “A decision on this project will set use levels and provide a framework for managing outfitters and guides on the four districts. At these meetings, (participants) will be able to get information, ask questions and provide written comments on the Shoreline II project.”

More project information is available on the project website: For general questions and information, contact Kinsman at 907-747-4228 or by email at


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