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  • Timber proposal undercuts Quincy Library plan

    Members of California’s Quincy Library Group are fighting Forest Service plans for logging the Plumas and Lassen national forests.

  • The message of trees marked in blue

    Logging the few large trees still remaining in Western forests will not salvage the timber industry, help local towns or prevent future wildfires

  • Logging for water creates a buzz

    In Colorado, a long-dead notion to clear-cut forests to increase water runoff is resurrected in a time of drought.

  • Forests could lose environmental review

    Some congressional conservatives are trying to eliminate the analysis of forest-thinning projects that is required by the National Environmental Policy Act.

  • Forest protection under the knife

    The Bush administration bows to pressure from the logging industry to revise the Clinton-era Northwest Forest Plan.

  • A landslide suit for salmon

    An Oregon environmental coalition is suing the state saying that 20-foot-wide logging buffers besides streams do little to prevent landslides in salmon habitat.

  • Where there's smoke wood, there's less fire

    Working under a special-use cutting permit from the Forest Service, Ed LaRose is harvesting alligator juniper to produce smoke-wood chips and a high profit.

  • Bush will edit NW Forest Plan

    The Bush administration aims to overhaul the Clinton-bred forestry plan, and environmentalists pledge to oppose efforts to dilute it.

  • Judge puts kibosh on logging plan

    A federal judge rules that the Burn Area Recovery Plan, which would log Montana's Bitterroot National Forest, must be put on hold until the Forest Service gives the public a chance to appeal.

  • Sierra loggers get the ax

    Cecil Wetsel and other mill operators and loggers in towns like El Dorado Hills, California, warn that the Framework's timber cutbacks may harm the forest as well as the local economy.

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