August 2016

August 2016 Newsletter

Congressional Forest Tours Idaho Actions on Pioneer Fire AFRC Habitat for Humanity Update BLM Issues New RMPs Operations Begin on A to Z Project Washington Primary Election Results Washington Candidate Forum Robert Chamberlain Passing

Idaho Governor’s Response to Forest Service Inaction

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 […]

O&C Litigation Complaint

AFRC, the Carpenters Industrial Council, Douglas Timber Operators, and six timber products companies filed a lawsuit in Washington DC August 5 challenging the BLM’s adoption of the Western Oregon Resources Management Plans because they violate the O&C Act’s requirements to manage the lands for permanent sustained yield timber production.