Newsletters

October 2017 Newsletter

  • Washington, D.C. Updates
  • BLM Denies AFRC Protest
  • National FTPC Meets in Duluth
  • Status of GNA and Farm Bill CE Implementation
  • Chetco Bar Fire BAER Report
  • Region 1 Tackles Fire Salvage and Restoration
  • AFRC Intervenes in Bull Run Project Challenge
  • President Trump Will Shrink Bears Ears and Grande Staircase-Escalante National Monuments
  • Judge Leon Grants Additional Stay in Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Litigation
  • Black-Backed Woodpecker and N. Rocky Mountains Fisher Listings Not Warranted
  • DNR Launches 20 Year Forest Health Strategic Plan
  • AFRC is Growing – Join our Team!

September 2017 Newsletter

  • Wildfires and Forest Management Reform
  • Fite Completes a Doubleheader
  • Court Decides Challenges to Western Oregon RMP Can Stay in D.C.
  • Frog Project Finally Cleared
  • Singletary Sale Overturned, More Process to Come
  • A New Nominee for the Ninth Circuit
  • AFRC Joins Amicus Brief on Value of Timber in Eminent Domain Cases
  • Ninth Circuit Lets Sunny South Project Operations Begin
  • Monument Report Includes Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument
  • AFRC Intervenes in Challenge to Joey and Bald Mountain Projects
  • Ninth Circuit Ruled That an EIS is Not Required to Put Up Parking Lot
  • Murrelet Long Term Conservation Strategy Planning Grinds On
  • Note of Thanks

August 2017 Newsletter

  • Washington, D.C. Updates
  • Interior Secretary Zinke Submits Monument Report to President Trump
  • AFRC Submits Protest to BLM Project
  • In Landmark Decision, Ninth Circuit Upholds A to Z Project
  • AFRC Files an Amicus Brief in the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Farm Bill CE Survives First Test in Sunny South Case
  • A New Runway Doesn’t Need an EIS. Why Should a Timber Sale?
  • Board of Natural Resources Holds Retreat
  • Region 1 on Fire
  • Oregon is on Fire
  • National Fire Statistics
  • Summer Forest and Mill Tours
  • Job Opportunity: Executive Director, Douglas Timber Operators

July 2017 Newsletter

  • Washington, DC Updates
  • Full Ninth Circuit Declines to Hear White Castle Appeal: On to the Supreme Court?
  • AFRC Attorneys to Defend Singletary DNR Sale at August Court Hearing
  • Judge Upholds Use of Emergency NEPA Authority to Construct Wolverine Firebreak
  • AFRC Comments on Streamlining BLM’s Planning and NEPA Processes
  • Lolo Beefing Up Sale Program
  • Colville Forest Update
  • Implementation Challenges of BLM’s New Plan
  • DNR FY17 Timber Sale Program Wrap Up
  • Washington Legislature Update
  • AFRC Welcomes New Member: Southport Forest Products

June 2017 Newsletter

  • To Ann Forest Burns: Congratulations and Thank you
  • AFRC Dedicates Springfield Habitat for Humanity Home to Deserving Family
  • Children’s Film Festival to Highlight Oregon’s Forests/Award Scholarship
  • Washington D.C./Congressional Updates
  • Secretary Zinke Reshuffles BLM
  • Court Denies Injunction on Orogrande Project, Opponents Give Up
  • In Win for Forest Health and Economics, Smokey Project May Proceed in Limited Areas
  • AFRC Asks Full Ninth Circuit to Hear White Castle Appeal
  • AFRC Files an Amicus Brief on the Wolverine Fire Case
  • Ten Cent Project Lessons Learned
  • Cooper King Salvage Auctioned
  • Idaho Ramping Up Use of GNA
  • Good Neighbor Agreements in Washington
  • DNR Launches Rural Communities Partnership Initiative
  • Workshop Examining Current Science in Active Management of Riparian Areas

May 2017 Newsletter

  • Washington, D.C./Congressional Updates
  • National Monument/Antiquities Act Review
  • Ninth Circuit Denies White Castle Appeal
  • Singletary Auctioned, Litigation Follows
  • District Court Rejects Injunctive Relief for Tower/Grizzly Projects
  • AFRC Supports ESDs for North and South Pioneer Fire Projects
  • FTPC Spring Meeting
  • BLM Timber Sale Generates Impressive Value
  • New 5-Year Review of Marbled Murrelet
  • New Marten Finding Due in October 2018
  • Upper Wenatchee Pilot Project

April 2017 Newsletter

  • Washington, D.C. Updates
  • New Oversight of the Antiquities Act
  • AFRC 2017 Annual Meeting – Building Success
  • Big Win! D.C. Circuit Finds AFRC Has Standing, Restores Challenge to NSO Critical Habitat
  • AFRC Files Amicus Brief on Supreme Court Intervention Case
  • Ninth Circuit Affirms Win on the Porcupine Project
  • AFRC Moves to Intervene in Lava Project
  • Idaho Panhandle and Colville Forest Updates
  • Siuslaw National Forest Annual Report
  • Washington Hardwoods Annual Symposium – June 15
  • New AFRC Executive Officers and Board Members

March 2017 Newsletter

  • Updates from Washington, D.C.
  • AFRC Files Suit Against Illegal Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Expansion
  • Court Overturns Decision Not to List Coastal Marten
  • Does One Owl Nest Equal an EIS?
  • Marbled Murrelet DEIS Comments Filed
  • DNR Sustainable Harvest DEIS Comments Submitted
  • Busy Month for Oregon BLM
  • Kootenai and Region 1 Update
  • AFRC Annual Meeting: April 18-20
  • Paul Ehinger Passes
  • Submit Your Forest Photos by April 22!

February 2017 Newsletter

  • Save the Date: AFRC’s Annual Meeting, April 18-20
  • Washington, D.C. Updates
  • Deadline Near for WA DNR DEIS Comments
  • AFRC Exposes D.C. Officials’ Involvement in Flawed BLM RMPs
  • Mixed Decision on Smokey Project Leaves Door Open for 2017 Operations
  • Region 1 and Lolo Update
  • AFRC Welcomes Staff Attorney Sara Ghafouri
  • AFRC Job Opening: Southwestern Oregon Field Forester
  • Forestry Essay Contest for Oregon High School Students

January 2017 Newsletter

  • Trump Administration Makes Early Personnel Moves
  • Legislative Session Underway in Olympia
  • Andy Geissler: Strong economy built on timber industry
  • Western Oregon Timber Sale Outlook
  • Colville Plan and Salvage Update
  • DNR Sustainable Harvest Calculation DEIS Public Meetings Update
  • Take Action: Will Congress Address the Cottonwood Decision?
  • Gorsuch Nominated to Supreme Court
  • Job Opening: AFRC Seeks Southwestern Oregon Field Forester