The new Tongass National Forest Supervisor has been on the job in Ketchikan for a little more than two weeks. Earl Stewart has worked for the U.S. Forest Service since 1991, moving through various forests. But, he says, he’s always wanted to live and work in Alaska.
Stewart came by KRBD on May 11 to talk with Leila Kheiry about his career path, starting with what brought him to the 49th state. Click below to listen to an abridged version of their conversation.
You can listen to the entire interview, about 10 minutes long, posted below.