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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EPA rule eliminates possibility of legal certainty
Both Supreme Court and Congress must act to preserve EPA treatment of forest roads as nonpoint sources »
The forest roads legal quagmire is now here
January 8, 2013. As expected, the new U.S....
Forest Restoration Creating 1,000 Jobs
Written by Jesse Horn on December 26, 2012 · 1 Comment
The Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI) is currently the nation’s largest collaborative effort designed to restore ecosystems in United States...
Aerial logging: Idaho-based company uses helicopter to move logs on project
Perry Backus - Ravalli Republic
A helicopter drops its cable...
Invasive beetle hitches a lift in B.C. liquor store decorations imported from China
Food Inspection Agency orders liquor stores to remove and destroy festive wood and pine cone ornaments
By Kelly Sinoski, Vancouver Sun December 5, 2012
Chinese accused of illegal logging in Congo
Mainland firm denies British NGO's claim that gifts to chiefs and misuse of permits were damaging forests in the African nation
November 04, 2012 10:00 pm • By ROB CHANEY of the Missoulian
GIBBONSVILLE, Idaho – Nothing sums up wildland firefighters’ penchant for safety than do their fire-resistant yellow shirts.
So when fire ecologist...
GUEST VIEWPOINT: Timber policy is just a matter of economics
By Sean Smith
Published:October 30, 2012 12:00AM, Today
The neutron-star density of wild distortions, unfounded assumptions and false premises Roy Keene manages to cram into his opinion pieces...