Recovery Plan Unlikely to Save Spotted Owl

The American Forest Resource Council has serious concerns about the Northern Spotted Owl Final Revised Recovery Plan released today by the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). The Plan fails to meaningfully address the threat posed by the barred owl and will lead to further reductions in sustainable timber harvests from both federal and private […]

Catastrophic Wildfires

Catastrophic wildfires burn vast amounts of our forested resources every year. Between 2001 and 2010, an average of 78,072 forest fires were reported each year; average yearly acres burned were 7,282,33. Moreover, catastrophic wildfires emit vast amounts of greenhouse gases (GHGs). Wildfires account for one-fifth of global carbon dioxide emissions released into the atmosphere. Catastrophic […]