Category Archives: Re-publication

*Guest commentary: Congress must move on wildfire prevention funding

Editor’s note:  This op-ed, by California Assembly speaker Toni Atkins, comes to us from the CONTRA COSTA TIMES, published Nov. 28th. (read at source)

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*GUEST OPINION: What environmentalists are missing in the forest health debate

Editor’s note:  This op-ed, by Leonard Brant, is from the COEUR D’ALENE PRESS, published Nov. 26th.  It was Nick Smith’s news roundup’s lead article this morning.  Thanks Nick! (read at source)

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*How fire, once a friend of forests, became a destroyer

Editor’s note:  This article — a review of a new book by Stephen Pyne — by Michelle Nijhuis, appeared in NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, published Nov. 22nd. (read at source)

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FROM EVERGREEN: The Ticking Time Bomb in Idaho’s National Forests

Editor’s note:  From Jim Petersen’s EVERGREEN MAGAZINE’s Fall, 2015 issue — via a tip from Nick Smith’s news service. IN SUMMARY: The bar graph on our cover is the central feature in the most important Evergreen report we have published … Continue reading

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*Erosion from wildfires in the West may multiply because of climate change

Editor’s note:  This report, by Taylor Hill and published Nov. 8th, comes to us from something called takepart.  (The takepart service describes itself as follows:  “a digital news & lifestyle magazine and social action platform for the conscious consumer — is a division … Continue reading

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*Western wildfires scorch 9.4 million acres

Editor’s note:  This overview report, written by Marjorie Haun and published Oct. 30th, from WATCHDOG.ORG. (read at source)

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*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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