Newsletters

January 2015 Newsletter

  • SRS, Wildfire, O&C and Forestry Bills
  • Committee Leadership Named
  • Kitzhaber’s Plan for Federal Forests
  • Washington DNR State Lands
  • DNR Scoping Sustainable Harvest Calculation
  • Forest Plan Updates
  • Pinchot Partners Receive Award
  • New Fish and Wildlife Bosses
  • Rod Swanson
  • 2015 Annual Meeting

December 2014 Newsletter

  • Congress Passes Key Bills – Exits DC
  • Region 6 Timber Purchasers Meeting
  • Forest Service Objection Process
  • Ninth Circuit Upholds Beaverslide Project
  • Concerning Verdict on Snow Basin
  • Plaintiff Assessed Costs in Algoma Case
  • Senate Announces Committee Assignments
  • Erica Rhoad Takes Staff Director Job
  • DNR State Aquatic Lands HCP
  • Umpqua Road Rules
  • Report Critcizes ESA Listing Process
  • New NEPA Guidance
  • Fisher Listing Comment Period Extended
  • AFRC Staff Awarded Patriotic Employer Awards
  • Milt Herbert
  • Interfor Corporation Buys Simpson Mills
  • Sierra Pacific to Construct New Sawmill
  • Forest Service Personnel Changes
  • Phillippi Named to OFRI Board

November 2014 Newsletter

  • Senate Committee Passes Flawed Wyden O&C Bill
  • 2014 Election and the 114th Congress
  • EPA Vision for Biomass Improves
  • Summer of Fire
  • Final USFS Sales Numbers
  • Status of the Rogue
  • Study Shows Restoration Needed

October 2014 Newsletter

  • Vilsack Report-Spot On!
  • Western Regions Timber Performance
  • YTD Wildfire Statistics
  • Western Oregon Wildfire Summary
  • Moist Mixed Conifer Publication
  • Wood Innovation Funding Grants
  • Hal Salwasser

September 2014 Newsletter

  • Judges Give Green Light to Salvage
  • Congress Stalls and Goes on Recess
  • SRS/PILT/LWCF
  • 2015 BLM Timber Targets
  • Wyden Input on O&C Plans
  • Fire Statistics
  • Klamath Fires Continue Burning
  • Shasta Trinity Project Challenges Continue
  • Forest Service Groundwater Proposal
  • Washington Forest Collaborative Summit
  • Forestry Leaders Pass On
  • Oregon Board of Forestry
  • Forest Service Personnel Changes
  • James L. Huffman Lecture Series

August 2014 Newsletter

  • Wyden Tries End Run on O&C Bill
  • Fire Borrowing Again?
  • Want Water? Manage our National Forests
  • Siuslaw Designation by Prescription
  • DNR Trust Land Transfer Program
  • WA Water Quality Standards Litigation
  • Proposed Blue Mountain Forest Plan
  • AFRC Welcomes Jim Pena
  • Six Rivers New Forest Supervisor

July 2014 Newsletter

  • House Passes ESA Reform Bill
  • Efforts Increase to Move Forestry Bills
  • Interior Appropriations Marked-up
  • Wildfires Rage in the NW
  • FS Inexplicable K-V Policy
  • A Shift in Direction
  • Forest Service Water Quality Directives
  • BLM Project Update
  • Western Governors on ESA
  • Dr. Larry Irwin Retires

June 2014 Newsletter

  • Judge Refuses to Enjoin Logging
  • Primary Election Results Send Mixed Messages
  • Senators Request Wildfire/Forest Health Review
  • Senators Call for Wildfire Funding Reform Vote
  • High and Dry
  • DNR Timber Program Update
  • Sustainable Roads Process in W. Washington
  • Payette CFLRP Review
  • Walden Forest Access Bill
  • Bill to Accelerate Land Exchanges
  • Additional Lynx Habitat Proposed
  • FWS Extends Comment Periods
  • 105th Pacific Logging Conference

May 2014 Newsletter

  • Forest Service Water Quality Directives
  • Proposed Critical Habitat Rule Changes
  • Snow Basin Ninth Circuit Decision
  • Algoma Project to go Forward
  • DNR Timber Sale Program Update
  • Fuel Treatments Make Economic Sense
  • GAO NEPA Report
  • More Management Under Farm Bill
  • Siuslaw Audit Results
  • Siuslaw Pre-solicitation and Stewardship Meetings
  • SAF Hires EVP

April 2014 Newsletter

  • Skamania Meeting a Success
  • House Letter to Senate on Forestry Bills
  • Governors Request HFRA Designations
  • BLM O&C Budget Efforts
  • Jazz Project to go Forward
  • AFRC Argues Planning Rule Case
  • DNR Timber Sales Challenged
  • SW Oregon Update
  • ESA Hearing
  • Monument Designation Transparency Bill
  • Blue Mountain Plan Comment Period Extended
  • Federal Timber Purchasers to Meet
  • Connaughton to Retire
  • Neil Kornze Confirmed