Monthly Archives: June 2015

*SHOSHONE COUNTY, IDAHO: Charter forest idea pitched to county

Editor’s note:  This report, by Kit Pearson, comes to us from today’s SHOSHONE NEWS-PRESS.  A pdf of Nelson’s Charter Forests: A New Management Approach for National Forests can be downloaded at this web page. Shoshone County Commissioners listened Monday to … Continue reading

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*FROM COLORADO: County commissioners consider federal land management participation

Editor’s note:  This brief report, by Karen Eblen, comes to us from THE CHAFFEE COUNTY TIMES (Buena Vista, CO), published June 4th. Chaffee County commissioners considered a resolution at their meeting Tuesday that would allow the county to participate in management … Continue reading

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*FROM OREGON: Forestry experts say commercially thinned areas fared better in 36 Pit Fire

Editor’s note:  This news story, by Rick Bella, comes to us from OREGONLIVE.COM, published May 29th. ESTACADA — The bracken ferns already have come back strong, along with the wild irises and ground-hugging thimbleberries. But all around them are charred … Continue reading

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