User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Problems :: Deforestation
Last updated: Feb 15 2020 01:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
1,260 to 1,279 of 1,281    
Lincoln County Looks to Move Past 'Timber Wars' 26.6.2009 NewWest.Net All Headlines
There was much evidence last week that the infamous era of Timber Wars in northwest Montana seems to have gone out with, not so much a bang, as a whimper. That isn't to say that disputes over land use, timber, recreation and wilderness won't continue as long as there is public land. But the interests involved in such disputes seem to be looking toward processes that might get them some of what they want, if not everything, while avoiding some of the deep acrimony that arises from such disagreements. Take, for example, the Three Rivers Challenge, a plan assembled by the Lincoln County Coalition, a diverse group of residents that includes everyone from fishing guides to mill operators, from motorized vehicle lovers to conservationists. The group's plan ...
Also found in: [+]
Ground zero in timber wars shows signs of peace 22.6.2009 Custom Search
TAKILMA, Ore. -- On a steep slope of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, a crew of young men with chain saws and hardhats worked their way through an old neglected clearcut, cutting brush and young trees and piling the remains to be burned later.
Also found in: [+]
Signs of hope emerge during forest project 22.6.2009 Durango Herald
TAKILMA, Ore. - On a steep slope of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, a crew of young men with chain saws and hardhats worked their way through an old neglected clearcut, cutting brush and young trees and piling the remains to be burned later.
Also found in: [+]
Ground zero in timber wars shows signs of peace 22.6.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
TAKILMA, Ore. -- On a steep slope of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, a crew of young men with chain saws and hardhats worked their way through an old neglected clearcut, cutting brush and young trees and piling the remains to be burned later.
Also found in: [+]
Logger lauds stimulus 15.6.2009 Steamboat Pilot
A loud diesel engine spews black smoke into the air as the machine it’s driving carries a bundle of trees down a temporary logging road, with limbs snapping under its tires. These are the sights and sounds of the American Recov­ery and Reinvestment Act in Northwest Colorado this summer.
Also found in: [+]
New Report Questions Fire Plan Logging 12.6.2009 NewWest.Net Development
A new report on the effectiveness of thinning forests under the National Fire Plan shows that most logging occurs far from communities, thus questioning their effectiveness. Plus the majority of lands that should be treated lie not on federal lands, but private lands. The report gives new credence to critics such as myself who maintain that most fuel reduction logging operations are wasting tax dollars and causing more harm than good.
Also found in: [+]
New Report Questions Fire Plan Logging 12.6.2009 NewWest.Net Environment
A new report on the effectiveness of thinning forests under the National Fire Plan shows that most logging occurs far from communities, thus questioning their effectiveness. Plus the majority of lands that should be treated lie not on federal lands, but private lands. The report gives new credence to critics such as myself who maintain that most fuel reduction logging operations are wasting tax dollars and causing more harm than good.
Also found in: [+]
New Report Questions Fire Plan logging 12.6.2009 NewWest.Net All Headlines
A new report on the effectiveness of thinning forests under the National Fire Plan shows that most logging occurs far from communities, thus questioning their effectiveness. Plus the majority of lands that should be treated lie not on federal lands, but private lands. The report gives new credence to critics such as myself who maintain that most fuel reduction logging operations are wasting tax dollars and causing more harm than good.
Also found in: [+]
Grazing time short on Lower Hermosa Creek 8.6.2009 Durango Herald
Cattle grazing on Lower Hermosa Creek will have fewer days to fatten up under new rules adopted by the San Juan Public Lands Center.
Also found in: [+]
Helicopter logging begins east of Cedar City 4.6.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Cedar City » A helicopter logging project has started east of Cedar City. The Dixie National Forest is clearing out dead spruce trees along Highway 14 to improve the scenery and provide logs for homes.
Also found in: [+]
Quick 'n' Dirty 4.6.2009 Durango Telegraph
2009-06-04
Also found in: [+]
Calif. forests hold one answer to climate change 3.6.2009 Custom Search
ARCATA, Calif. -- Silvery light flickers through the canopy of the Van Eck forest down to a fragrant carpet of needles and thimbleberry brush. A brook splashes along polished stones, through thickets of ferns.
Also found in: [+]
Conservationists challenge logging plan 3.6.2009 Durango Herald
Two conservation groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday in federal court opposing backcountry logging on U.S. Forest Service lands about five miles east of Wolf Creek Pass in the Rio Grande National Forest.
Also found in: [+]
Conservationists challenge logging plan 3.6.2009 Durango Herald
Two conservation groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday in federal court opposing backcountry logging on U.S. Forest Service lands about five miles east of Wolf Creek Pass in the Rio Grande National Forest.
Also found in: [+]
Calif. forests hold one answer to climate change 3.6.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
ARCATA, Calif. -- Silvery light flickers through the canopy of the Van Eck forest down to a fragrant carpet of needles and thimbleberry brush. A brook splashes along polished stones, through thickets of ferns.
Also found in: [+]
Environment groups sue to stop timber sale 3.6.2009 Denver Post: News: Local
Two environmental groups filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block a timber sale in the Rio Grande National Forest, at the headwaters of the Rio Grande River. ...
Also found in: [+]
Suit filed over forest timber sale. 3.6.2009 Denver Post: News: Local
Two environmental groups filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block a timber sale in the Rio Grande National Forest, at the headwaters of the Rio Grande. ...
Also found in: [+]
Roadless Rule “Timeout” Will Make Room for Reason 1.6.2009 NewWest.Net Politics
Perhaps the biggest legal and environmental football of the past eight years has been sidelined, at least for a while. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has issued a yearlong order, shifting the decision-making on new projects in roadless areas from USFS officials to himself.
Also found in: [+]
Government halts forest road-building for 1 year 29.5.2009 Vail Colorado: News
Order affects about 50 million acres of remote national forests
Also found in: [+]
Logging plans for Kaibab derailed 27.5.2009 Custom Search
Managers on the Kaibab National Forest are again putting the brakes on plans first drafted in 1998 to log some stands of forest across 26,000 acres on the Kaibab Plateau north of the Grand Canyon.
Also found in: [+]
1,260 to 1,279 of 1,281