American Forest Resource Council

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May 2024 Newsletter

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AFRC Wraps up 2024 Annual Meeting, “The Future of Public Forest Management” Washington DC Update Forest Service Budget Hearings House Natural Resources Hearing on Westerman Forestry Legislation BLM Conservation Rule Mature and Old Growth The AFRC Podcast: NWTF and Tackling the Nation’s Wildfire Crisis BLM Finalizes Conservation and Land Health...

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April 2024 Newsletter

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Washington DC Update Federal government avoids shutdown Congressional hearings Congress Weighs in on Mature and Old Growth Rule The AFRC Podcast: Why Timber Supply Matters in Public Lands Management Mid-year Federal Timber Program Update The U.S. Supreme Court Denies AFRC’s Petition for Writ of Certiorari on its O&C Act Lands...

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March 2024 Newsletter

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Washington DC Update Farm Bill prospects look dim Vilsack appears before House Agriculture Committee The AFRC Podcast: Rep. Cliff Bentz on the U.S. Supreme Court, Antiquities Act, O&C Timberlands Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez Added to AFRC Annual Meeting Agenda New Lawsuit Challenges Forest Service Timber Targets AFRC Argues Before the...

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February 2024 Newsletter

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Speaker Update; Register and Book Your Room Today for the 2024 AFRC Annual Meeting Washington DC Update AFRC Submits Comments on Multiple Forest Service Plan Amendments The AFRC Podcast: Biden Old Growth Policy – What Does It Mean for Forest Management? Northwest Forest Plan Advisory Committee Meets in Eugene Forest...

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December 2023 Newsletter

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Registration for AFRC’s Annual Meeting is Now Open The AFRC Podcast: Travis Joseph Previews 2024 Timber, Lumber and Public Lands Issues Washington DC Update Continuing Resolution Wilderness bills advance in Senate Committee Congressional reaction to Forest Service Old Growth rulemaking Members of Congress and National Organizations Show Strong Support for...

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November 2023 Newsletter

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Washington DC Update Continuing Resolution Forest Service Mature and Old Growth Threat Assessment Senate ENR Markup The AFRC Podcast: Montana’s Bruce and Chas Vincent- Adaptive Management, Grizzlies, and Overcoming Anti-Forestry Litigation Northwest Forest Plan Advisory Committee Meets in Seattle, Amendment on the Horizon AFRC and AOCC Ask the U.S. Supreme...

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October 2023 Newsletter

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Washington DC Update Fiscal Year 2024 Appropriations Senate Energy & Natural Resources Hears Forestry Bills The AFRC Podcast: Western Forest Products and Why Japan Loves PNW Wood Forest Service Fiscal Year 2023 Wrap-up BLM Fiscal Year 2023 Wrap-up Umatilla National Forest: ‘Anthropogenic Landscapes’ Need Management Colville National Forest Hits Reset...

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September 2023 Newsletter

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Washington DC Update Government Shutdown Looming Forestry Bills Advance in U.S. House Senator Diane Feinstein Passes The AFRC Podcast: Forest Management at Work During 2023 Wildfire Season Federal Wildfire Commission Releases Report Forest Service Ramps Up Fuel Break Projects Magistrate Judge Issues Findings & Recommendations in Challenge to the Eastside...

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August 2023 Newsletter

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Washington DC Update: August Recess Provides Opportunities to Interact with Members, Congressional Staff The AFRC Podcast: Separation of Powers, O&C Lands and the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Fuel Reduction Supports Firefighters, Protects Communities During Oregon’s Flat Fire Favorable Decision Upholding Three Projects on the Fremont-Winema National Forest Forest Service awards first...

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July 2023 Newsletter

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AFRC President Travis Joseph Appointed to NWFP Advisory Committee The AFRC Podcast: U.S. Senator Steve Daines Washington, DC Update House Interior Appropriations Federal wildland firefighter salaries Manchin and Barrasso weigh in on Forest Service ANPR AFRC Provides Blueprint for Climate Smart Forestry D.C. Circuit Court Reverses Judge Leon’s Rulings Regarding...

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June 2023 Newsletter

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Washington, DC Update AFRC in DC Farm Bill/Forestry Reforms BLM Conservation Rule The AFRC Podcast: NEPA Reforms in Fiscal Responsibility Act Washington Political Update Ninth Circuit Victory! AFRC and MLA Successfully Defend the Flathead Revised Forest Plan Hearing Scheduled in a Challenge to Timber Stand and Wildlife Habitat Improvement Projects...

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May 2023 Newsletter

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Washington, DC Update Fiscal Responsibility Act Senate Energy and Natural Resources Markup House Natural Resources Committee Hearings and Markup The AFRC Podcast: BLM Conservation Rule Judge Christensen Holds that the Forest Service May Continue to Use Aerial Fire Retardants to Fight Wildfires Ninth Circuit Holds Oral Argument in the Challenge...

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April 2023 Newsletter

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AFRC Wraps up 2023 Annual Meeting, “Telling Your Story” The AFRC Podcast: Roseburg’s Historic Investment in Southwest Oregon Washington DC Update AFRC Washington Legislative Recap The Ninth Circuit’s Divided Panel Upholds the Expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument BLM Proposes New Conservation Rule BLM’s Integrated Vegetation Management Programmatic and Late...

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March 2023 Newsletter

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AFRC Annual Meeting: Bipartisan and Focused on Solutions. Register Today! The AFRC Podcast: Rep. Cliff Bentz – Forestry, Water and Wildfire Washington DC Update Washington Legislative Update Coalition Seeks to Defend the Forest Service’s Use of Aerial Fire Retardant AFRC Legal Win! Judge McShane Upholds the BLM’s 2020 Rule Eliminating...

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February 2023 Newsletter

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Washington DC Update AFRC Annual Meeting – Register and Book Your Room at Skamania Lodge The AFRC Podcast: Todd Payne and Sierra Pacific Industries expansion in Oregon Washington Legislative Update Forest Service Announces FY23 Timber Targets U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Proposal to List the California Spotted Owl under...

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