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  • In praise of ancient tree stumps

    In praise of ancient tree stumps

    Snoqualmie, Wash., is scattered with giant stumps that tell the area's history -- except in a brand-new development, where such signs of "real" Western life have been removed.

  • How I learned to love logging

    The writer takes an ironic look at the Thunderbolt timber sale in Idaho, and at Boise Cascade's conviction that only logging can save the endangered chinook salmon.

  • Fire and ancient forests belong together

    Matthew Koehler says that fire and old-growth forests are longtime allies, not natural foes.

  • While you were voting …

    While you were voting …

    While the nation is distracted by the election, the Bush administration races ahead with environmental policy changes.

  • Left in the lurch

    Left in the lurch

    The recent expiration of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act has left western Oregon counties without funds.

  • Weathering the academic storm

    Dan Donato, whose controversial study on salvage logging sparked an academic firestorm, talks about his research and all it provoked

  • 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

  • Christmas fuels the 'bough industry' in Washington

    The writer tells how Christmas has fueled a "bough industry" in the forest

  • Of salvage logging and salvation

    The writer finds salvage logging to be anything but salvation for a forest

  • Biomass: What to do with all that wood

    Mark Sardella’s nonprofit group Local Energy is determined to heat local communities with biomass energy, created by burning logging slash and millwaste from New Mexican forests

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