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Recently, and in response to the Pioneer Fire currently razing through the state, Idaho Governor Butch Otter and Lt. Gov. Brad Little penned a letter addressed to current Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell. In the letter, Otter and Little impart the importance of harvesting timber quickly in response to the fire, and opine the latency Region […]
AFRC, the Carpenters Industrial Council, Douglas Timber Operators, and six timber products companies filed a lawsuit in Washington DC August 5 challenging the BLM’s adoption of the Western Oregon Resources Management Plans because they violate the O&C Act’s requirements to manage the lands for permanent sustained yield timber production.
Oregon’s forest products industry expresses deep disappointment and frustration over the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to finalize resource management plans (RMP) for the statutorily unique O&C Lands in Western Oregon.