The May 2018 Edition of the AFRC Newsletter. D.C. Update FTPC Recap Frog Project Conclusion Trump Reshapes Appeals Courts Victory in Lava Case Forest Health Advisory Committee Meets R1 Salvage Preparation Moving Forward Economic Viability in Forest Restoration Keith Olson: Congratulations/Thank You AFRC Communications Director Update
Farm Bill. H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, included a robust forestry title that would provide the Forest Service additional forest management authorities, including many new Categorical Exclusions (CEs) for federal forest management activities for early seral, critical response, and salvage activities, as well as provisions to streamline interagency consultations under the […]
In a landmark decision after a long history, The American Forest Resource Council (AFRC)’s legal team, working with the Forest Service, obtained a victory on the Frog Project in Southern California. In September of 2017, Judge Anthony Ishii of the Eastern District of California issued an order permitting the Frog Project to proceed. The Ninth […]
AFRC submitted comments to the US Forest Service offering forest products industry’s perspective on valuable timber salvage and economic benefit from the Chetco Fire Salvage Project.
AFRC RESPONDS TO FOREST SERVICE PLANS FOR CHETCO FIRE Portland, Ore. – The American Forest Resource Council (AFRC) submitted comments this week regarding the Chetco Bar Fire Salvage Environmental Assessment (EA), a document describing the Forest Service’s plans for responding to last year’s Chetco Bar Fire. The Chetco Bar fire, which ranked […]