Forest Mapping Study May Help Managers Identify Regions with Multiple Threat Potential
USDA Forest Service
A recent study in the Journal of Forestry now offers managers a tool to help them identify regions exposed to multiple forest...
First Ever “Women in Wood” Build Day Benefits Ottawa First Nations Family
On June 26, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® and Habitat for Humanity National Capital Region helped change the lives of an Ottawa-area family through the...
Nordic Sawmills Expand Lumber Shipments to Non-European Markets from 27% to 43%
Sawmills in Sweden and Finland have expanded shipments of lumber to markets outside Europe from 27% to 43% of total exports the past five years, reports the Wood...
‘Watering the forest for the trees’ Emerging as Priority for Forest Management
USDA Forest Service
A new analysis led by the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station encourages resource managers to...
Protecting and planting forest carbon is important but does not offset fossil fuel emissions
Press release issued 30 May 2013
Policy-makers and the off-setting industry worldwide need to re-think the idea that planting trees can offset carbon dioxide...
US Weather Extremes Account for Two-Thirds of Global Losses
The US was seriously affected by weather extremes last year, accounting for 69 percent of...
« Bipartisan Bill Preserves EPA Forest Roads Policy, Jobs
EPA can help keep working forests as part of the climate change solution »
History shows new markets for forest products keeps working forests working
May 29, 2013. Each new market that...
The Next 100 Years of Forests in the U.S. - Growing the Forests We Want and Need
The Forest Service recently released the report “Future of...
U.S. Starts Massive Forest-Thinning Project
In a bid to cut back on devastating forest fires, foresters will thin dense stands of ponderosa pines
By Tiffany Stecker and ClimateWire
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tom Partin
March 21, 2013 (503) 222-9505
Lawsuit Filed to Overturn Latest Spotted Owl Critical Habitat
Today, the American Forest Resource Council joined the Carpenters Industrial Council, SiskiyouCounty, California, and a group...
Branding Our Green Infrastructure
Posted by Sean Benton / March 17, 2013
I’ve spoken at conferences. Sometimes in rooms with people who have different opinions on my subject than I do. But I can honestly say, I have never...
March 8, 2013
Federal Forest Resource Coalition Weekly Report:
Quote of the Week:“From energy development to grazing to logging, tourism and outdoor recreation, our lands and waters power our economy and create jobs.” –...
Meet the shy guy who became B.C.’s most distinguished forester
Rick Monchak of Timberwest holds a Douglas fir seedling, while standing in front of “teenaged” and mature firs. Last month Monchak received the rare honour of being named B.C....
http://missoulian.com/news/local/usfs-budget-cuts-likely-to-affect-fire-forest-management/article_5784b01a-854a-11e2-a03b-001a4bcf887a.htmlUSFS budget cuts likely to affect fire, forest management
Lights from a fire truck streak across a...
WASHINGTON, DC – Following up on his tour of Maine’s pulp and paper sector earlier this year, Representative Mike Michaud is sending a letter to President Obama summarizing his finding and urging action. He also sent 159 letters he received from...
And God Made a Logger ...
Jim Petersen, Evergreen Foundation
And on the eighth day, God looked down on the earth he had created and said, “I need an old school conservationist, someone who will care for the forests I’ve created...
5100 S.W. Macadam Avenue, Suite 350Portland, Oregon 97239Tel. (503) 222-9505 Fax (503) 222-3255February 7, 2013Contact: Ann Forest Burns(503) 222-9505Statement of American Forest Resource Councilon Governor Kitzhaber’s proposal for O&C LandsAFRC...
Bucking the recession, small Oregon mill finds a successful wood products niche
By Eric Mortenson, The Oregonian on January 26, 2013 at 2:00 PM, updated January 27, 2013 at 9:16 AMhttp://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2013/01/...
Decker v. NEDC: The Supreme Court may not be the end of the (unregulated) forest road
Vol. 44 No. 3
Chris Carr, Shaye Diveley
Chris Carr is a partner and chair of the Environment and Energy group at Morrison & Foerster LLP. Shaye Diveley is a senior...
Ken Fallon Logging named ODF's Northwest Region Operator of the Year
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