As wildfires burn millions of acres this year, U.S. Sen. Steve Daines has consistently told others in Washington DC, that “we need to start managing our forests before they manage us.” That’s why he has been working hard to pass strong and
We recently spoke with Barebow Hunter about how proper forest management is a win, win for all Public Land Users.
Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities will have a booth at the Expo and HFHC Great Lakes Field Representative Steve Kariainen looks forward to seeing you there! The 2018 Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo returns to the Sunnyview Expo Center
August 7, 2018 Inside this issue • Red Sky at Night… • Briefs: The Best in Forest Management News and Commentary • Commentary: Base Endangered Species Act rules on science, not ideology and emotion • Mapping America’s wildfires, smoke • Sign up for daily forestry
Southern Oregon is suffering from the worst air quality in the nation. Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s air monitoring stations have recorded air quality measurements ranging from “very unhealthy” to “hazardous.” The situation has deteriorated to the point that officials
by Steve Kariainen: HFHC Great Lakes Director Most of us know, “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky in morning, sailor take warning.” There appears to be a scientific basis for the rhyme, as sunlight passing through dirty air
The Southwest and Inter-Mountain West once had vibrant forest products industries that contributed to social, economic and environmental vitality of many communities. That “forest infrastructure” was decimated as changes in federal forest management all but eliminated timber harvesting from national forests.
Michael T. Rains, a retired Deputy Chief of the U.S. Forest Service and a board member of the National Wildfire Institute (NWI) shared the following letter with us. It is addressed to President Trump, reiterating the need for a national
Last year’s Meyers and Little Hogbackfires in Southwest Montana burned separately for two months, not stopping until the first rain and snow extinguished their growth in mid-September. Combined, these fires spread across multiple national forests, jurisdictions, wilderness areas and private lands.
The start of the 2018 wildfire season is a reminder of the importance of active forest management in Southern Oregon. That’s why we’re alerting you to an opportunity to provide public comment on a major forest project northeast of Medford