Newsletters

April 2016 Newsletter

  • Washington D.C. Updates
  • Geyer Testifies in D.C.
  • FTPC Spring Meeting
  • BLM Releases Final RMPs
  • 20-Year Thinning Study
  • Dr. Goldmark Withdraws from Race
  • Candidates for Public Lands Commissioner
  • WA Legislature Funds Prescribed Fire Collaboratives
  • WA Dept. of Commerce Funds Darrington Collaborative
  • Fisher Will Not be Listed
  • FWS Reopens Caribou Comments
  • AFRC/Habitat Project Launches
  • 2016 Annual Meeting – Opportunities and Solutions

March 2016 Newsletter

  • AFRC Goes to Washington
  • Washington State 2016 Election
  • Region 6 Timber Sale Targets Finalized
  • 2015 Medford BLM Monitoring
  • Montana National Forest Health Report
  • Colville Plan Comment Period Extended
  • Westside Fire Recovery Project
  • Merrick Garland Nominated to Supreme Court
  • Use of State Conservation Agreements Upheld
  • Giustina and Hull-Oakes Honored
  • OSHA Penalties Increase

February 2016 Newsletter

  • Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request
  • Round up of Congressional Hearings
  • Justice Scalia’s Passing
  • Movement on Applegate AMA
  • Colville Forest Plan Released
  • New Critical Habitat Regulations
  • New Tool Connects Forestry Needs to Services
  • AFRC to Build Habitat for Humanity Home
  • AFRC 2016 Annual Meeting

January 2016 Newsletter

  • AFRC Welcomes New Members
  • 2016 Annual Meeting
  • Western Governors’ ESA Initiative
  • AFRC Intervenes in Lost Creek/Boulder Creek Case
  • Pacific Marten Case
  • Supreme Court Declines on Critical Habitat Designations
  • Pacific Fisher Listing Update
  • Barred Owl Causing Spotted Owl Decline
  • E. Washington Post Fire Restoration
  • 2016 Washington Legislative Session
  • Senator Knopp Introduces Wildfire Plan

December 2015 Newsletter

  • Forest Management and Fire Funding Package Dies in Senate
  • Congress Passes Omnibus Bill
  • Region Six Timber Purchasers Meeting
  • Western Lumber Snapshot
  • New Study on Owls
  • Court Upholds French Fire Project
  • DNR Withdraws Aquatics HCP
  • Omak Wood Products Closing
  • Oregon Federal Forest Health Program Projects Selected
  • Stouts Fire Restoration
  • Idaho Governor Promotes Adaptive Management
  • Rabot and Hollen Promoted
  • Kirk Ewart Passes

November 2015 Newsletter

  • Omnibus Appropriations, Fire Funding and Forest Management
  • Another Fire and Forest Management Hearing
  • Westside Fire Recovery Project
  • Smokey Project Litigation
  • Fires Keep Timber Programs in Limbo
  • Report on Idaho Forest Health
  • N. California FY15 Target Accomplishments
  • Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision Update
  • Pinchot Partners Receive Grant
  • Washington State Forest Sector Lead

October 2015 Newsletter

  • Wilfire and Management Hearings
  • FTPC Meetings in Montana
  • Washington DNR Special Meeting
  • Proposed New Murrelet Protection
  • Secretary Vilsack Visit
  • Pinchot Partners Field Tour
  • New Homes Up, Lumber Price Down
  • Montana East Reservoir Litigation
  • Court of Appeals Stays WOTUS Rule
  • Snow-Basins Intervenors Cannot Appeal
  • French Fire Litigation Injunction Avoided
  • Region 1 Litigation Impacts
  • New Assistant Resource Directors

September 2015 Newsletter

  • Congressional Updates
  • Forest Management Reforms
  • Fire Borrowing and Related Impacts
  • House Passes Tribal Bill
  • Action on DC Cases
  • Future of Klamath in Limbo
  • FWS to Look at More Listings
  • New Mt. Baker Snoqualmie Supervisor
  • New Colville Supervisor
  • New AFRC Staff Attorney Announced
  • Ward Armstrong

August 2015 Newsletter

  • Congress Moves on Fire Borrowing
  • Comment Period on BLM Draft RMP’s Ends
  • Wildfires Ravage Western Communities
  • Western Oregon Wildfire Update
  • New Year, Same Results
  • Latest Fire Statistics
  • Washington DNR Arrearage
  • DNR Management Fee Increase
  • OFRI Hires Director of Forest Products

July 2015 Newsletter

  • AFRC Names Next President
  • Forestry Bill Moving
  • Hearing on Barrasso and Wyden Bills
  • Interior Appropriations
  • Fremont-Winema Volume Pulled
  • Intimidation Trumps Science
  • Oregon Coast Coho 5-Year Review
  • 2014 Oregon Timber Harvest Report
  • States Invest in Forest Health
  • Francis D. Engle