American Forest Resource Council

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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January 2022 Newsletter

Registration Now Open for 2022 Annual Meeting (In-Person) Washington, DC Update Ninth Circuit Vacates Denial of Preliminary Injunction Projects Overlapping with Southern Sierra Nevada Fisher Population Forest Service Begins Eastside Screens Monitoring Region 1 Looks to Ramp Up Management Despite Obstacles AFRC Weighs in on Washington State’s “Climate Commitment Act”...

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December 2021 Newsletter

Washington, DC Update OSHA Vaccine Mandate Heads to U.S. Supreme Court, While Federal Contractor/Subcontractor Vaccine Mandate Remains Enjoined Judge Molloy Rejects Plaintiffs’ Attempt to Revisit Flathead Forest Plan Litigation Judge Aiken Enjoins Hwy 46 and Lang Dam Projects on Willamette National Forest AFRC Comments on Proposed Critical Habitat for the...

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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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