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  • Judge orders litigating enviros to pony up

    A federal judge orders three environmental groups to post a $100,000 bond while their appeal of a logging project goes forward

  • Study questions value of post-fire logging

    A group of scientists at Oregon State University’s College of Forestry publish a controversial study saying salvage logging may actually slow forest recovery

  • '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

  • 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

  • Cows versus condos -- Northwest style

    Some say that Washington’s Forests and Fish rules could be so hard on small timber farms that the owners are likely to sell out to development, to the detriment of salmon and other wildlife

  • In the Washington woods, managers face a catch-22

    The Forests and Fish plan was supposed to help both salmon and the timber industry in Washington State, but clauses in the agreement may tilt it against wildlife

  • Unsalvageable

    Despite angry environmentalists, rotting timber, and unenthusiastic logging companies, the Bush administration is determined to push logging on roadless land burned by the Biscuit Fire in southwestern Oregon

  • For this logger, twisted trees are the future

    Woodworker Gordon West turns small and irregular pine logs into useful building materials in his shop near Silver City, N.M.

  • My jeans grow on trees

    The writer listens to heated arguments about logging the extended family’s oldest and most valuable trees

  • Life After Old Growth

    The battle over Northwestern old-growth forests is raging again, but behind the scenes, some locals are trying to make peace

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