Logging is Not A Solution to Wildfires or Climate Change

Logging is Not A Solution to Wildfires or Climate Change

Reprinted from The Hill, 9/23/20, by John Talberth. The bodies are still being counted. The land is still burning. Yet Big Timber is wasting no time greasing the wheels in Congress for another round of profiteering from the staggering community losses in the West. In a recent op-ed published on ...
115 Scientists Say Leave Big Trees Alone

115 Scientists Say Leave Big Trees Alone

On October 13th Forest Carbon Coalition partner Wild Heritage (Berkeley, CA)  submitted a letter from 115 scientists to the USDA Forest Service urging the agency to retain protections for large old trees in eastern Oregon and Washington for their wide range of ecological and climate benefits including carbon storage and ...
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Oregon Department of Forestry Fails to Step Up to their Climate Responsibility

Conservation groups and community members are sounding the alarm in response to the Oregon Department of Forestry’s woefully inadequate plan to meaningfully address climate change as they are required to do under Governor Brown’s Executive Order EO 20-04. In March 2020, Oregon Governor Brown issued EO 20-04 to prevent the ...