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  • Salvage logging speeds up

    With the Forest Service’s Biscuit Fire salvage logging program acknowledged to be a failure, Oregon Reps. Greg Walden and Gordon Smith want to speed up future post-fire logging

  • Activist brings diversity to green orgs

    Activist brings diversity to green orgs

    Marcelo Bonta's Center for Diversity & the Environment works to bring people of color into the environmental movement.

  • Tilting the balance of power

    Tilting the balance of power

    Tribal efforts to hold on to heritage and right past wrongs continue in Port Gamble, Washington.

  • Northwest Forest Plan timeline

    Northwest Forest Plan timeline

    A brief history of the Northwest Forest Plan

  • 'Green' seal of approval considered for national forests

    The Forest Service is considering "green" certification for timber produced on the national forests, but environmentalists fear it's a form of greenwashing that will wrongly legitimize public-land logging

  • Of salvage logging and salvation

    If we truly want to "salvage" our forests – and the rest of our environment – we need to think beyond salvage logging, and acknowledge that the value of dead trees cannot be measured in board-feet alone

  • Taking control of the machine

    Taking control of the machine

    Loggers and environmental activists are determined to restore Montana's Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, with or without the help of the Forest Service.

  • A Washington tribe and a timber company wrestle over a forest's future

    A Washington tribe and a timber company wrestle over a forest's future

    The Port Gamble S'Klallam are protecting their treaty rights to fish and shellfish in Port Gamble Bay, using laws to limit development, much to the frustration of timber company-turned-developer Pope Resources.

  • Loss and renewal in the Northwest

    Steven Radosevich writes simple, painful, personal essays about the changing landscape of the Pacific Northwest in his new book, Good Wood: Growth, Loss and Renewal.

  • Seeking balance in Oregon's timber country

    Seeking balance in Oregon's timber country

    Can logging towns and old-growth forests both thrive in the Northwest?

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