November 2017

November 2017 Newsletter

Washington DC Updates New Video Celebrates AFRC Support of Habitat for Humanity Build in Springfield AFRC Launches Second Habitat for Humanity Home in Lacey, WA Loggers Suppressing Wildfires Fire Salvage Planning Underway in Western Oregon Fire Salvage Efforts Move Forward in Region 1, Region 6 Judge Denies Attempt to Stop Bull Run Project Judge Denies […]

New video celebrates forest-sector support of Habitat for Humanity build

After some less-than-ideal living situations, Springfield resident Nayeli Navarrete Bravo and her daughter, Alitza, recently became homeowners thanks to a partnership between Habitat for Humanity and the Oregon forest products industry. A new video produced by the Oregon Forest Resources Institute (OFRI) tells their story.   Build a House – Frame a Future highlights the […]

Judge Denies Attempt to Halt Roadside Hazard Tree Removal on Sequoia National Forest

November 20, 2017 A U.S. District Court judge for California has denied a request for a preliminary injunction seeking to halt the removal of dead and dying trees on some roads within the Sequoia National Forest. The 2016 Cedar Fire burned in the project area, killing or damaging trees and causing public safety concerns along […]

Forest Products Industry, SPS Habitat for Humanity Partner to Make Dream of Homeownership Come True for Lacey, WA Family

WHAT: South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity “Wall Raising” for Ahmed and Townes Family Home WHEN: Friday, November 10, 2017 at 2:30 pm WHERE: 4405 37th Ave. SE, Lacey WA MEDIA CONTACTS: Shawna Dutton, South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity, 360-859-4842 Travis Joseph, President, American Forest Resource Council, 503-222-9505 Forest Products Industry, SPS Habitat for Humanity Partner […]

Progress Under Chief Tony Tooke: Forest Service Phoenix Workshop

Chief Tony Tooke recently assembled agency leadership in Phoenix to focus on the key issues facing the agency, particularly the forest health crisis that threatens 80 million acres of Federal forests, communities, and neighboring landowners.

October 2017 Newsletter

Washington, D.C. Updates BLM Denies AFRC Protest National FTPC Meets in Duluth Status of GNA and Farm Bill CE Implementation Chetco Bar Fire BAER Report Region 1 Tackles Fire Salvage and Restoration AFRC Intervenes in Bull Run Project Challenge President Trump Will Shrink Bears Ears and Grande Staircase-Escalante National Monuments Judge Leon Grants Additional Stay […]