Forest Service tries again with revision of forest planning rule

The U.S. Forest Service on Wednesday adopted a new version of the basic planning more

Rahall Reacts to Forest Service’s Final 2008 Planning Rule

House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Nick J. Rahall (D-WV) released the following statement more

Report Highlights Importance of Protecting Existing Forests:

Analysis Shows American Forests Contain Enormous Carbon Reserves, But Available Measuring Tools Reflect Gaps in Underlying more

Oregon's Elected Leaders Step Up The Fight Against LNG

Senator Wyden introduces legislation to protect state's rights against feds for LNG terminal more

Rep. DeFazio Lambasts BLM for Sitting on Latest Scientific Review of WOPR

Scientific Team Fails To Support Findings In more

A rough road to repair

The deterioration of decades-old roads on national forests is causing big problems for aquatic ecosystems across the West, especially in the Pacific Northwest, which has an estimated $1.3 billion backlog of roadwork on its tens of thousands of miles of deserted forest more

Forest Service May Move to Interior

Some see agency as out of place under the US Dept. of more

Clackamas River CrossingProposed Oregon natural gas pipeline raises environmental concerns

For the Palomar pipeline to be built across Oregon, timber would have to be clear-cut and rivers more

Campaign begins to put pipeline to vote in Clatsop County

Clatsop County’s approval of LNG project now uncertain as community groups launch campaign to take decision to voters in ballot more

Forest Grove Council Opposes Pipeline

In 6-0 vote, council says pipelines threaten region's water supply, air more

Recreation Fees Rising in Wake of Fires’ Costs

Reeling from the high cost of fighting wildfires, federal land agencies have been imposing new fees and increasing existing ones at recreation sites across the West in an effort to raise tens of millions of more

The Oregonian - Editorial

A deal that should have been wrapped up still undone Aide says Oklahoma senator cares more about "mountain of debt" than Mount more

Mount Hood wilderness bill stalls; Oregon senators fume

Surprise objection - Republican Sen. Tom Coburn blocks the more

News Release: USFS Funds road work in Mt. Hood National Forest

Oregon & Washington national forests receive road and trail funds but much more needed for cleaner water and better recreation more

Old growth forests reducing climate change effects

The “Old Forests, New Management” conference in Tasmania has heard from imminent scientists that there is no justification for logging of old growth forests, and that re-growth forest logging could soon lose its social license under future carbon more