AFRC is always looking for creative solutions to complex problems. Learn how we are contributing to the conversation.

Progress Under Chief Tony Tooke: Forest Service Phoenix Workshop

Chief Tony Tooke recently assembled agency leadership in Phoenix to focus on the key issues facing t

How New Management Tools Are Leading to Success

James Rudisill of the Willamette National Forest-McKenzie River Ranger District provided this PowerP

Congressman Bruce Westerman Letter to President Trump

Congressman Bruce Westerman sent a letter to President Trump outlining federal forest management pri

Industry Coalition Letter Urges Congressional Action on Cottonwood Decision

Forest products industry leaders sent a letter to congressional leaders urging bipartisan action on

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Hot Topics

AFRC prides itself on being proactive and engaged. Learn about what AFRC is currently doing to achieve its mission.

AFRC Letter to Washington Department of Natural Resources - Marbled Murrelet Long Term Conservation Strategy

AFRC crafted an open letter to the Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz and the Board of Natura

AFRC Response to Forest Service Plans for Chetco Fire

AFRC submitted comments to the US Forest Service offering forest products industry’s perspective

World Forestry Center Discovery Museum Opens New Exhibit About the Mass Timber Phenomenon

With high-rise mass timber buildings springing up all over Portland, the United States, and the worl

Letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Regarding Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Expansion

In this letter, the American Forest Resource Council provides Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke with bac

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Legal Program

AFRC plays offense and defense in the courtroom. Learn how legal decisions and precedents are shaping public forest policy.

Magistrate Judge Smacks Down Enviros’ Arguments on Collaboration

Magistrate Judge Smacks Down Enviros’ Arguments on Collaboration  

Court Upholds Forest Service Emergency Response Authority

Decision by Eastern Washington District Court Judge Rice upholding the Forest Service's use of emerg

BLM Streamlining Planning & NEPA Input

AFRC's Comments to BLM's Request for Input on Streamlining Planning & NEPA

Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Challenge

On March 10, 2017, AFRC filed its legal challenge to the unlawful expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou

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Facts & Research

Forest policy should be based on facts and science, not ideology and fear-mongering. Learn the truth about our forests and our incredible industry.

After The Fire Is Out

What happens after the fires are out? What happens to the forests when the media goes away? Is the l

2016 Ross Report Now Available

The 2016 Ross Report is now available.  Compiled by AFRC Federal Forest Manager Ross Mickey, the an

Post-Fire Logging a Boon to Future Fire Prevention

A new study from the journal of Forest and Ecology Management suggests an evidenced correlation betw

Carbon Storage

In the Inland Northwest, where the forest land base is dominated by federal ownership and the forest

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