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  • Two laws collide in the Northwest woods

    Stimson Lumber Company says the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act entitles it to build at least 21 miles of new road through endangered species habitat in the Selkirk Range of Idaho and Washington.

  • U.S. mills fall under Canadian ax

    In the new global economy, U.S. sawmills are going out of business, unable to compete with cheap timber coming from Canada, where environmental regulations are much looser.

  • Don Ewy is no timber beast

    Environmentalist, logger and HCN reader Don Ewy wonders who vandalized the bulldozer he used to selectively log trees in the North Fork State Forest in Colorado.

  • The Black Hills won't log everything

    A green lawsuit forces Black Hills National Forest to refrain from logging one of its last roadless areas, and to protect old-growth stands and designate wildlife study areas.

  • Faith found in forests

    "Religion and the Forests," a new publication by the California-based Religious Campaign for Forest Conservation, calls for an end to commercial logging on public forests.

  • In New Mexico, a surprising proposal rises from the flames

    For the first time ever, the environmental group Forest Guardians has recommended thinning and prescribed burning in the dense pine forests on Santa Fe's watershed.

  • Loggers win one

    A county jury says the state of Washington must pay SDS Co., a logging company, to protect endangered spotted owls on the company's private land.

  • A new day

    Now that the big timber companies are abandoning the Northern Rockies, the region must decide what to do with millions of acres of cut-over land.

  • Restoring our future

    The writer, who works for the Forest Service, is optimistic about the possibility of restoring forests and sustaining logging communities.

  • 'The emphasis is on what's best for the land'

    Forest Service veteran and now chairman at a collaborative forestry group, Tom Kovalicky, describes his enthusiasm for his forest stewardship projects.

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