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  • In-house wisdom, or White House meddling?

    Forest Service insiders say President Bush’s Council on Environmental Quality has added new corporate-style rules to the agency’s forest-planning program

  • The wisdom of the ground troops

    If the folks who run the Forest Service listened to the wisdom of their people on the ground, disasters like the Biscuit Fire logging project would be less likely to occur

  • Forest Service employees and activist face racketeering charges

    In Fawnskin, Calif., an activist and two Forest Service employees helped stop a condo development. Now they're getting sued under a federal racketeering act.

  • Political appointee slashes forest protections

    David Tenny of the Department of Agriculture has used his discretionary powers to alter the master plan for Colorado’s White River National Forest, lessening its protections for water and wildlife.

  • State sues over Sierra forest plan

    The state of California is suing the U.S. Forest Service for approving a new management plan that more than triples logging in the Sierra Nevada

  • Transforming the Forest Service: Maverick bureaucrat Wendy Herrett

    Wendy Herrett, a woman with "the heart of a warrior," braved discrimination to become the first female district ranger in the Forest Service and a pioneer in ecosystem management

  • Now that we’ve clear-cut the Forest Service…

    The writer once suggested that the U.S. Forest Service clear-cut itself; to his surprise, it did

  • One significant step toward reining in those pesky all-terrain vehicles

    The writer says that at last, the Forest Service seeks to curtail off-road vehicles on all 155 national forests

  • Outsourced

    The Bush administration is outsourcing to private contractors jobs formerly done by employees of federal agencies, among them the job of the Forest Service Content Analysis Teams (CATs) – the people who receive and report the comments of the public. The

  • Forest Service duplicity stands out like a clearcut

    The writer criticizes the Forest Service for selling a logging plan in California with Montana photos

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