The Oregon Forest Resources Institute is producing a special video, Build a House; Frame a Future, highlighting the American Forest Resource Council’s partnership with Springfield/Eugene Habitat for Humanity to build a new home for the Navarette-Bravo family.
Today, AFRC President Travis Joseph sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Zinke requesting that he review the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument designation as part of Executive Order 13792 entitled, “Review of Designations Under the Antiquities Act.” The April 26 Executive Order requires the Secretary to review certain national monuments made under the Antiquities Act […]
AFRC President Travis Joseph submitted testimony for the May 2nd House Natural Resources Committee oversight hearing, “The Consequences of Executive Branch Overreach of the Antiquities Act.”
AFRC filed a legal challenge to Presidential Proclamation 9564, an order signed by President Obama in his final days of office nearly doubling the size of the Cascade Siskiyou National Monument in Southern Oregon and Northern California.
AFRC Field Forester Andy Geissler writes guest column in Register Guard.
This decision was not about conservation. It was not about collaboration or public involvement. It was not about doing the right thing for the next generation. This top-down, last-minute decision was about serving special interests over the objections of hard-working Oregonians who have cared for these lands for generations.
AFRC today joined manufacturers from across the nation in sending an important message to President-Elect Trump and Congress. It is important that all of our elected leaders do the right thing by pursuing solutions and working in good faith for all Americans. Representing forest products manufacturers throughout the Northwest, AFRC will seek to be part […]
During a ceremony held in Forks, Washington, AFRC congratulated the Washington State Department of Natural Resources on the completion of the Olympic Experimental State Forest land plan.
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.
On Saturday, June 25th, 2016, AFRC and Habitat for Humanity will celebrate the groundbreaking of a brand new home construction project, made possible by contributions from AFRC and its members in the Springfield/Eugene area.