Monthly Archives: October 2015

*FROM OREGON: Grant County sheriff demands coordination with Forest Service

Editor’s note:  This report, by George Plaven, was published in the EAST OREGONIAN on Oct. 9th.  Incidentally, Grant County’s Sheriff Palmer has appeared previously in one of our NWAF! blog’s posts — then, for a militant missive he’d sent to … Continue reading

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Forest health’ downstream impacts examined

Editor’s note:  This article, written by Niki Woodard and published Oct. 21st, was published in THE PORTERVILLE RECORDER (California).  It’s “…part six of the Watershed Series produced by the Tulare Basin Wildlife Partners and the Tulare Basin Watershed Initiative, with … Continue reading

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*FROM CALIFORNIA: Gov. Brown’s link between climate change and wildfires is unsupported, fire experts say

Editor’s note:  This article, by Paige St. John and published Oct. 18th, comes to us from the LOS ANGELES TIMES.   Incidentally, the article, in turn, was critiqued (if not debunked) in a subsequent MOTHER JONES article published the following day … Continue reading

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*Chief Tidwell has spent too much time in D.C.: Robin Stanley’s response to the Chief’s Evergreen interview

Editor’s note:  This opinion piece comes to us from NWAF! Coalition member Robin Stanley, submitted earlier today. I just completed reading Forest Service Chief Tidwell’s interview in Evergreen magazine”.  Unfortunately, our Chief doesn’t get it.  His whole mantra is “Building … Continue reading

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*From Forest Service to Park Service?

Editor’s note:  This editorial comes to us from the KETCHIKAN DAILY NEWS, published yesterday. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, made an interesting point about the U.S. Forest Service on Tuesday during a congressional hearing on federal timber policy. It came while … Continue reading

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*Congressman Tom McClintock comments on forest health at oversight hearing on federal forest management

Editor’s note:  This comes to us from the SIERRA SUN TIMES, published September 30th.  September 29, 2015 – Congressman McClintock is the Chairman of the Federal Lands Subcommittee.  The subcommittee held a hearing on “State, Local, and Tribal Approaches to … Continue reading

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