In this letter, the American Forest Resource Council provides Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke with background information on the clear Congressional mandate of the O&C Act, and how that relates to the illegal expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.
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Condensed section by section summary of H.R. 2936, the Resilient Federal Forests Act.
AFRC sent a letter to leaders on the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee offering the forest products industry’s perspective on S. 1548, the Oregon Wildlands Act introduced by U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley.
On May 22, AFRC wrote letters to Chief Tidwell to support the Boise National Forest’s request for Emergency Situation Determinations for the North and South Pioneer Fire Salvage and Restoration Projects.
There are myths. And there are facts. Learn the truth about the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument expansion in Southern Oregon and Northern California.
Oregon’s forest products industry offers perspective on state’s Federal Forest Restoration Program.
The American Forest Resource Council provided comments to the Washington Department of Natural Resources on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Alternatives for Establishment of a Sustainable Harvest Level for Forested State Trust Lands in Western Washington (the DEIS).
American Forest Resource Council’s comments on the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) on a Long-Term Conservation Strategy for the Marbled Murrelet, which was jointly prepared by Washington Department of Natural Resources (“DNR”) and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (“USFWS”).
Recently, and in response to the Pioneer Fire currently razing through the state, Idaho Governor Butch Otter and Lt. Gov. Brad Little penned a letter addressed to current Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell. In the letter, Otter and Little impart the importance of harvesting timber quickly in response to the fire, and opine the latency Region […]
AFRC is calling on the Congress and the Oregon Congressional Delegation to adequately fund the Oregon BLM. In order to meet its clear legal obligations under the O&C Act, the Congress must provide the agency with additional dollars and clear direction. The consequences of budget cuts will be unhealthier forests, lost jobs, and more further […]