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AFRC Response to Wild Olympics Legislation

On August 22, the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining held a hearing on numerous public lands bills, including Senator Patty Murray’s Wild Olympics legislation (S. 438).  The legislation last received a hearing in the Senate in April of 2016.  The House version of the legislation sponsored by Rep. […]

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 Natural Resources regarding the Marbled Murrelet Long-Term Conservation Strategy (MMLTCS) and “Alternative F.”  Our letter explains why Alternative F is not “reasonable” and thus should be dropped from further consideration in the Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement.

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 world, it only makes sense for the World Forestry Center to bring to light the amazing story of the mass timber phenomenon in its newest exhibit, The Future of Tall. On view through summer 2018, The Future of Tall tells of the strength, […]

AFRC Comments on Oregon Wildlands 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.

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 Emergency Situation Determinations for the North and South Pioneer Fire Salvage and Restoration Projects.