We are facing what many consider to be the greatest conservation issue of our time. Wildfires are destroying America’s landscapes. But, there is a way out of this dilemma. That is, America’s forestlands need aggressive management so wildfires remain smaller, less
The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Services’ (NMFS) have announced proposals to update regulations under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The last major updates to the ESA were made in 1982 (30+ years ago)
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