Oregon’s forest products industry offers perspective on state’s Federal Forest Restoration Program.
AFRC prides itself on being proactive and engaged. Learn about what AFRC is currently doing to achieve its mission.
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 […]
AFRC’s summary and concerns regarding the Western Oregon BLM proposed resource management plan for 2016.
The Association of O&C Counties’ issues and uncertainties regarding the BLM’s proposed resource management plan.
Breaking down the BLM’s plan in numbers. Spoiler alert: it’s not pretty.
The O&C Lands are statutorily unique. Read about why responsible management of these lands is so important.
Confused by what you are hearing about BLM’s plan? Us too. So, we created a FAQ page to talk about the facts.