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The pipeline in Northern Oregon will result in a linear clearcut across Mt. HoodTension hangs over corridors
11/19/2007

Eco-groups fret over fast-tracking pathways on public lands for power lines and pipelines....read more

Oregonians Advocate for a Comprehensive Mt. Hood Travel Plan
11/08/2007

The first comment deadline is over, but support for a comprehensive travel management plan on Mt. Hood is continuing to grow....read more

Fire costs will again thin other budgets
11/07/2007

U.S. Forest Service to pull funds from recreation, forest health....read more

USFS can't cut its way out of wildfire risk
10/18/2007

Short of clearing all trees from the landscape, timber harvests will not stop fires nor will such harvests avert the causes or impacts of climate change....read more

Rethinking camping
09/21/2007

A Forest Service plan could dramatically change Mount Hood's offerings....read more

Road washout in Mt. Hood National Forest caused by winter storms.Bark Successfully Puts Pressure on Forest Service During Travel Planning Open House
09/14/2007

The Forest Service recently held two travel planning “open houses” to unveil its proposal for six new off-road vehicle playgrounds....read more

Top forestry official faces contempt hearing
08/21/2007

A federal judge in Montana has ordered the Bush administration's top forestry official to explain why he should not be held in contempt of court for the U.S. Forest Service's failure to analyze the environmental impacts of dropping fish-killing fire retardant....read more

Living -- For Now -- In Paradise
08/16/2007

Forests owned by the federal Bureau of Land Management make good neighbors -- until the chain saws show up. The Oregonian gets the scoop on Annie's Cabin....read more

Forest Service unveils new plans for National Forests
08/15/2007

The Bush administration will attempt tomorrow to revive its highly touted national planning rule that governs how management plans are developed for 193 million acres of national forest....read more

Oregonians speak out about Mt. Hood
08/15/2007

A recent collection of letters to the Oregonian about clearcutting Mt. Hood and increasing logging funding....read more

BLM proposes major upswing in logging
08/10/2007

Western Oregon - The agency seeks to cut seven times as many older trees and says it would lift cash-strapped counties....read more

Cash infusion accelerates NW logging
08/09/2007

National forests - The Bush administration action pushes cutting to a high not seen in years....read more

Study: More kids die on ATVs than bikes
08/08/2007

Children under the age of 16 are seven times more likely to ride bicycles than all-terrain vehicles, yet ATVs cause more deaths among youngsters than their peddling counterparts, according to a new study....read more

So much for saving the spotted owl
08/02/2007

Two decades after the wrenching drive to save an obscure bird divided Oregonians, reshaped the economy and tore apart the political landscape, the northern spotted owl is disappearing anyway....read more

Forest Service timber sale tracking inadequate
08/02/2007

Field managers at national forests are planning and monitoring timber sales in the dark because the Forest Service doesn't maintain adequate records, the Government Accountability Office says in a new report....read more

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