American Forest Resource Council

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November 2021 Newsletter

Washington, DC Update Judge Leon Finally Issues O&C Lands/Resource Management Plans Challenge Remedy Decision FWS Publishes Replacement Rule for Northern Spotted Owl Critical Habitat AFRC, Kootenai Forest Stakeholders Coalition, and Lincoln County Intervene to Defend Ripley Project Region 1 Moving Forward with Fire Salvage AFRC, FFRC Comment on Phase 1...

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October 2021 Newsletter

Washington, DC Update Washington State Supreme Court Holds Oral Argument in Case Challenging Timber Management on DNR Trust Lands USFS and BLM FY 2021 wrap-up Biden Administration Regulatory Update Judge Leon Declines to Enjoin Rules Delaying Effective Date of 2021 Northern Spotted Owl Critical Habitat Designation AFRC Holds Fall Meeting...

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September 2021 Newsletter

New! The AFRC Podcast Washington, DC Update Biden Administration Issues Sweeping COVID-19 Mandates for Federal Contractors AFRC Submits Comments on the Northern Spotted Owl Critical Habitat Rule AFRC Moves for a Preliminary Injunction in its Challenge to NSO Critical Habitat Delay Rules Biden Administration Repeals Trump Era Migratory Bird Treaty...

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August 2021 Newsletter

Our August 2021 newsletter includes updates from Washington DC, commentary from Tom Partin, a legal win for BLM timber management and more.

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July 2021 Newsletter

AFRC Annual Meeting: See You in Stevenson Washington DC Update Hazard Tree Removal Litigated Roadside Hazard Removal and Public Access is Under Attack AFRC Staff and Members Tour Developing Montana Projects Montana-DNRC, Custer Gallatin Working Group Members Defend Forest Projects Judge Denies Industry Coalition Intervention to Defend Wolf Delisting

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June 2021 Newsletter

Our June 2021 newsletter includes an announcement on our annual meeting's keynote speaker, updates from Washington DC, new post-fire Spotted Owl research, legal updates and more.

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May 2021 Newsletter

Our May 2021 newsletter includes an updates on the AFRC annual meeting agenda, forest management discussions in Congress, demand for timber salvage, NSO critical habitat, legal win on Shasta-Trinity National Forest and more.

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April 2021 Newsletter

Our April 2021 newsletter includes an update on the AFRC annual meeting, developments in Washington DC, Illegal delay to NSO critical habitat rule, AFRC begins field review of River Democracy Act and more!

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March 2021 Newsletter

Our March 2021 newsletter includes a Washington DC update, an overview of Spotted Owl lawsuits, a Barred Owl removal update, developments in the U.S. Supreme Court, and a look at how Lincoln County, Montana is working to improve forest health.

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February 2021 Newsletter

Our February 2021 newsletter includes a Washington DC update, the latest on President Biden's 30 by 30 Executive Order and regulatory review process. Also, Western Oregon wildfire data has been published, Ninth Circuit upholds denial of injunction against Brebner Flat Project, and more.

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January 2021 Newsletter

The January 2021 newsletter includes a Washington, DC update; New NSO Rule Is a Step to Restoring the Promise of the Northwest Forest Plan; Forest Service Signs Final Decision on Eastside Screens Amendment; and more.

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December 2020 Newsletter

Save the Date: AFRC Annual Meeting Set for August 2-4 Washington DC Update How the Biden Administration Could Influence Federal Forest Policy Scientific Rebuttal on Spotted Owls and Wildfire Published Mission Restoration Project on the Okanogan-Wenatchee Gets the Greenlight Kootenai Wildland Urban Interface Shared Stewardship Collaboratives Creating Momentum for Management...

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November 2020 Newsletter

Washington, DC Update Forest Service Final NEPA Rule Published in Federal Register New Data Illustrates Wildfire Impacts to BLM Lands Federal Timber Purchasers Committee Meeting The Middle May Timber Sale and Reiter Foothills Saga Continues Washington State Political Updates AFRC’s Forest Products and Carbon Committee Custer-Gallatin Conducts Forest Plan Resolution...

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October 2020 Newsletter

Washington, DC Update Forest Service Proposes Updates to its Handbook and Manual AFRC Submits Data and Exclusion Request on Critical Habitat for the Spotted Owl Legal Victory: Challenge to DNR’s Management of State Trust Lands Dismissed Montana Forest Action Plan Seeks to Increase Pace, Scale of Management Washington State Releases...

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September 2020 Newsletter

A Message from AFRC President Travis Joseph Wildfires Bring Unprecedented Devastation to the West Washington, D.C. Update Forest Service Region 6 Hits 2020 Target Court Allows New NEPA Rules to Go Into Effect AFRC Comments on Proposed Definition of “Habitat” Under the ESA AFRC Provides Creative Solutions on the Wild...

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