Tag Archives: Forest management

*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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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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*Two Links, FYI

Editor’s note:  Here are two stories that caught my eye.  The first from the MISSOULIAN and the second from the NEW CENTURY OF FOREST PLANNING blog.   20,000 comments boil down to 4 main issues in Flathead Forest plan revision KALISPELL … Continue reading

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*Three links, FYI

Editor’s note:  Today, a mix of three items reflecting the remarkable variety of opinion across our land regarding forest management and our relationship to public lands. Hold on to your hat, folks! Rep. Ken Ivory “What the BLM does NOT want … Continue reading

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*OPINION: Why collaboratives are just another failed effort at forest management

Editor’s note:  This commentary was posted by NWAF! Coalition member, Robin Stanley. I find it very interesting and concerning, to say the least, that a leading timber industry magazine would agree that the solution to our national forest problem is … Continue reading

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