October 2022

October 2022 Newsletter

Vote: The 2022 Elections Will be Critical to Industry’s Future The AFRC Podcast: Travis Joseph discusses the Pacific Northwest’s timber supply squeeze Fiscal Year 2022 Wrap-up: Pacific Northwest (USFS Region 6 and BLM) Fiscal Year 2022 Wrap-up: Region 1 Fiscal Year 2022 Wrap-up: Region 5 Fiscal Year 2022 Wrap-up: Region 4 AFRC Hosts Regional Membership […]

Washington DNR fails to disclose environmental, social impacts of carbon scheme

The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is rushing to approve a project to lease state trust lands to a private interest without conducting a thorough environmental review, and the agency is failing to consider the project’s impacts on funding for schools and other public services as required by the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA). […]

The Facts About Flat Country

After organizing a kayak “flotilla” to protest the Willamette National Forest’s Flat Country project, anti-forestry activists continue to make false and misleading statements about the project. Here are the facts: The Flat Country would implement roughly 950 acres of regeneration harvest as well as over 1,500 acres of thinning- not “the thousands of acres of […]

AFRC, Eastern Oregon Counties Seek to Intervene to Defend Forest Health, Wildfire Mitigation

The American Forest Resource Council (AFRC) and the Eastern Oregon Counties Association (EOCA) have moved to intervene in a federal lawsuit challenging the U.S. Forest Service’s “Eastside Screens” Amendment that affects forest management on six national forests in Eastern Oregon, including the Malheur, Umatilla, Wallowa-Whitman, Deschutes, Ochoco, and Fremont-Winema. In June 2022, six anti-forestry groups […]