May 2018

May 2018 Newsletter

Old Growth

The May 2018 Edition of the AFRC Newsletter. D.C. Update FTPC Recap Frog Project Conclusion Trump Reshapes Appeals Courts Victory in Lava Case Forest Health Advisory Committee Meets R1 Salvage Preparation Moving Forward Economic Viability in Forest Restoration Keith Olson: Congratulations/Thank You AFRC Communications Director Update

H.R. 2 Farm Bill Forestry Title

Farm Bill.  H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, included a robust forestry title that would provide the Forest Service additional forest management authorities, including many new Categorical Exclusions (CEs) for federal forest management activities for early seral, critical response, and salvage activities, as well as provisions to streamline interagency consultations under the […]

AFRC Responds to Forest Service Plans for Chetco Fire

  AFRC RESPONDS TO FOREST SERVICE PLANS FOR CHETCO FIRE   Portland, Ore. – The American Forest Resource Council (AFRC) submitted comments this week regarding the Chetco Bar Fire Salvage Environmental Assessment (EA), a document describing the Forest Service’s plans for responding to last year’s Chetco Bar Fire.   The Chetco Bar fire, which ranked […]