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