Forest products industry leaders sent a letter to congressional leaders urging bipartisan action on a legislative fix to the “Cottonwood” decision.
AFRC is always looking for creative solutions to complex problems. Learn how we are contributing to the conversation.
AFRC and 31 other associations and groups of natural resources users commented on the Forest Service’ proposal to amend the 2012 Forest Planning Rule.
AFRC Field Forester Andy Geissler prepared this helpful presentation highlighting how existing authorities are advancing forest restoration projects in Western Oregon.
The following is AFRC’s comments on the Proposed Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Expansion
The following represents AFRC’s comments to the Senate ENR on the Wildfire Budgeting, Response, and Forest Management Act of 2016.
AFRC calls on the Oregon Congressional Delegation to work together to find a balanced, bipartisan compromise to the O&C Lands crisis.
The following is a compilation of existing tools to increase efficiencies in the timber sale process.
This decision adopts an integrated strategy for vegetation management that is aggressive enough to reduce the risk of wildfire to communities in the urban-wildland interface while modifying fire behavior over the broader landscape. With the careful placement of thinning projects, we can make significant progress in reducing the threat of catastrophic fires to wildlife and […]
Uncontrolled Litigation, Uncontrolled Fires: A Case Study: 2012 is shaping up to be yet another big year for wildfires. As of August 30, over 44,000 fires have scorched more than 7.2 million acres. While only 1.8 million acres of these fires have burned on Forest Service lands, several fires demonstrate that badly needed forest health […]
Forest Service Planning Rule On January 26, 2012, the Forest Service released the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) containing as the Preferred Alternative a new Forest Planning Rule. AFRC submitted detailed comments on the Draft Rule, issued February 14, 2011, expressing its members’ concerns about the policy direction the rule takes, the cost in taxpayer […]