August 2012

August 2012 Newsletter

Planning Rule Lawsuit Filed Focus on Forest Health Bills Litigation and Fire Impacts Owl CH Economic Impact Underestimated Forest Service Issues Objection Rule Williamette Ecological Forestry Colville Blowdown Perez Named State Director New Wallowa-Whitman Supervisor

Uncontrolled Litigation and Fires

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 Planning Rule Lawsuit

Today, AFRC and a broad group of national and regional interests filed suit in Washington, D.C. to overturn the new Forest Service Planning Rule adopted last April.