The American Forest Resource Council (AFRC) submitted these comments in response to the Department of Commerce and Department of Interior’s Notices of Proposed Rulemaking regarding Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants.
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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 Federal Forest Resource Coalition sent a letter to the conferees of the House and Senate calling for a strong forestry title in Farm Bill.
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.
AFRC submitted comments to the US Forest Service offering forest products industry’s perspective on valuable timber salvage and economic benefit from the Chetco Fire Salvage Project.
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, […]
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.