Rethinking Wildfire – Ecological Restoration Now to Prevent Wildfires Later

Professor John Bailey, Oregon State University. Photo: OSU Professor of silviculture at Oregon State University’s College of Forestry John Bailey says, “We need to use the best scientific information that we’ve developed about how to treat forests. Then monitor these treatments and adapt them based on what we’ve learned.” In Oregon, the unexpected consequences of..

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A Sea Change is Occurring in How Federal Judges View Collaborative Forest Restoration Projects

Colville National Forest.  Photo: Colville National Forest, USDA A sea change is underway. It is plainly visible in recent appellate decisions that federal judges are viewing collaborative forest restoration projects as the Cohesive Strategy intended.  An article by Jim Peterson on evergreemmagazine.com highlights two court cases that without a doubt, indicate that the tides are..

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