2022

November 2022 Newsletter

Washington DC Update The AFRC Podcast: Heath Heikkila, 2022 Mid-Terms, What to Expect in New Congress Federal Timber Purchasers Committee Convenes for Fall Meeting D.C. Circuit Court Holds Oral Argument on AFRC’s O&C Act Cases Judge Tigar Changes Course and Remands, Without Vacating, 2019 ESA Rules Okanogan-Wenatchee Timber Program Positioned for Consistency BLM Releases Instructional […]


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 […]


September 2022 Newsletter

Washington DC Update Senate hearing on forestry, public lands bills Congress Passes Continuing Resolution Two Beaverhead-Deerlodge Projects Moving Forward BLM Timber Salvage Wrap-up The AFRC Podcast: CalForests’ Matt Dias- A comprehensive approach to fighting wildfires Anti-Forestry Groups Settle Archie Creek Salvage Project Update on DNR Carbon Project, Agency Opens Brief Public Comment Period Cottonwood Threatens […]


August 2022 Newsletter

AFRC Submits Comments on Federal Old Growth and Mature Forests The AFRC Podcast: FFRC’s Bill Imbergamo- Defining “Old Growth” when our forests are burning Oregon’s Rum Creek Fire Reveals Risks of New Wilderness Proposals Washington DC Update Inflation Reduction Act Washington Primary Election Results McMorris Rogers and Westerman Visit Northeast Washington DTO Report: Build-up of […]


July 2022 Newsletter

Washington DC Update Appropriations U.S. Senate ENR Committee Mark-Up Cottonwood River Democracy Act Root and Stem Project Authorization Act DeFazio Rogue Wilderness, National Recreation Area Legislation Must Read: Why timber is essential to the Biden Administration’s wildfire strategy The AFRC Podcast: Kent Duysen- Saving Our Sequoias and Southern Sierra Forests Forest Service, BLM Respond to […]


June 2022 Newsletter

Telling Your Story – We are all in this Together The AFRC Podcast: 100 years of Freres, Innovation and Sustainability Washington DC Update Secretary Vilsack issues Secretarial Memorandum Forest Service budget hearing DeFazio Wild Rogue legislation receives hearing PERC Report: Red tape is making wildfires worse 2021 Eastside Screens Amendment Challenged Ninth Circuit Denies Rehearing […]


May 2022 Newsletter

Washington DC Update Updates on wilderness bills in Congress Prescribed Fire direction from Forest Service Chief Randy Moore The AFRC Podcast: AFRC’s Travis Joseph to appear with Montel Williams on ‘Balancing Act’ Federal Timber Purchasers Committee Meets in Sacramento Basin Creek Project Developed to Protect Water Supply Near Butte, Montana Judge Christensen Grants Preliminary Injunction […]


April 2022 Newsletter

AFRC Wraps up 2022 Annual Meeting – “The Crossroads” The AFRC Podcast: Can Forest Carbon Offsets and Forest Products Co-Exist? Washington, DC Update Biden Executive Order No Timber from Tyrants Act Washington DNR Carbon Project Met with Opposition, Skepticism Forest Service Releases Infrastructure Funding for Selected Landscapes AFRC Legal Update Environmental Groups Settle Their Challenge […]


March 2022 Newsletter

AFRC Annual Meeting: See You Soon at Skamania Lodge Washington, DC Update Congress: Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations Biden Admin: Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request AFRC in DC for meetings with Forest Service, Congress AFRC Legal Update Judge Aiken Denies Preliminary Injunction on Bear Grub and Round Oak Projects. Grays Harbor Superior Court Upholds the About […]


February 2022 Newsletter

U.S. Forest Service Chief Randy Moore Confirmed for AFRC Annual Meeting Washington, DC Update AFRC, Congressman Bentz Visit “River Democracy Act” Gulches Forest Service Receives Disaster Relief Funding; Timber Outputs Continue to Diminish Washington DNR Under Pressure on Mature Forests, Trust Mandate and Past Promises Region 1 Completes Two Forest Plan Revisions AFRC Legal Update […]