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Press related to the BLM's Western Oregon Plan Revisions.
This impressive history of Oregon's O&C lands and the Northwest "timber wars" features a quote from Oregon Wild's Doug Heiken on the danger of so-called "regeneration harvests," i.e. smaller but no less damaging clearcuts in spotted owl habitat.
Oregon Wild Executive Director Sean Stevens tackles the thorny issue of O&C Lands, and urges decision makers to heed the call of Gifford Pinchot.
Conservationists concerned over new trend to justify old-school clear-cutting on public lands as "restoration."
Decision marks what should be a new day for western Oregon forests as stakeholders turn to restoration thinning as the common ground way to move forward with federal management.
Court deals first and biggest legal blow to WOPR plan.
Oregon Wild Conservation Director Steve Pedery argues that privatization schemes are losers for the taxpayer and for the health of public forests.
'Their ideas don't match up with forests that were there'
Obama administration again recognizes legal shortcomings of BLM logging plan, intends to leave Bush-era scheme in the past.
A federal judge ruled Thursday the Obama administration has to go through a public comment period before it can yank a controversial plan to double the amount of logging allowed on some federal forests in Western Oregon.
A federal judge ruled Thursday the Obama administration has to go through a public comment period before it can yank a controversial plan to double the amount of logging allowed on some federal forests in Western Oregon.
Doug Heiken makes the case for a common-sense, common-ground vision for Oregon's forests.
The latest attempt to outline a plan for logging on federal land is roundly criticized from all sides
The report coincides with an Obama administration task force report release that fails to fully close the door on old-growth logging on public lands.
A long-awaited federal report is finally out, on how to cut more trees in southern Oregon without hurting the environment. The recommendations from the Western Oregon Task Force will be officially released Thursday. Rob Manning got a preview.
Obama administration task force straddles the fence with new BLM recommendations.
Report from Obama administration delays any major decision-making.
How do we move forward in southwest Oregon forests? Ditch old-growth logging and focus on the restoration economy.
Federal funding issues trump concern from environmentalists that the association is pro-timber
New Department of Interior plan includes many ecologically sound sales, some inappropriate clear-cutting.
Along with new slate of timber sales, Interior Department announces initiative to increase interagency cooperation.
 

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