Solutions

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


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

Natural Resource Users Comment on Proposal to Amend 2012 Planning Rule

AFRC and 31 other associations and groups of natural resources users commented on the Forest Service

Authorities to Maximize Forest Restoration: Some Western Oregon Examples

AFRC Field Forester Andy Geissler prepared this helpful presentation highlighting how existing autho

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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's Letters of Support for Pioneer Fire ESD's

On May 22, AFRC wrote letters to Chief Tidwell to support the Boise National Forest's request for

Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Myths and Facts

There are myths.  And there are facts.  Learn the truth about the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monume

Joint Forest Industry Letter Federal Forest Restoration Program

Oregon's forest products industry offers perspective on state's Federal Forest Restoration Program.

AFRC Comments to WDNR on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (“DEIS”) for Alternatives for Establishment of a Sustainable Harvest Level

The American Forest Resource Council provided comments to the Washington Department of Natural Resou

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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.


Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Challenge

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

O&C Litigation Complaint

AFRC, the Carpenters Industrial Council, Douglas Timber Operators, and six timber products companies

AFRC Asks Supreme Court to Take Up Case on Forest Plan Consultation

AFRC and its allies recently filed an amicus brief in support of the Solicitor General's p

Court Allows Lost Creek-Boulder Creek Project

After contentious litigation, an Idaho judge has denied a request for a temporary restraining order

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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.


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

Mill Closure Information

The impacts of the Northwest Forest Plan, Eastside Screens, Sierra Nevada Framework and other landsc

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