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  • The War on Wildfire

    President Bush says the Healthy Forests Restoration Act and Initiative were needed to fight wildfire, but several years into the new rules, critics question whether the changes they brought were helpful or even necessary

  • Judge rejects old-growth forest rollbacks

    A federal judge has rolled back the Bush administration’s rollback of the Northwest Forest Plan’s old-growth forest "survey and manage" rules

  • Old-growth sales end in courts

    A judge rules against a plan to salvage-log old-growth wood from the Timbered Rock Fire in Oregon, and the ruling could affect other proposed fire sales in old-growth forests

  • 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

  • Seattle embarks on a dramatic experiment in restoration

    Ecologists working for the city of Seattle, Wash., are trying to make the second-growth forest of the Cedar River Watershed function ecologically like an old-growth forest

  • Return of the King

    Scientists have finally found a way to save the white pine from blister rust – but finding space in the forest to plant new trees is proving almost as difficult

  • Woody leviathans

    Robert Van Pelt's book, "Forest Giants of the Pacific Coast," talks about the unique, large old trees along the Pacific Coast, and his experiences searching for them.

  • Logging doesn't cut it

    The video "Ancient Forests: The Power of Place" is designed to educate people to the harm done by logging in the Northwest's old-growth forests.

  • Tree-sitters and timber company celebrate

    A land swap set up by Plum Creek Timber Co., the Forest Service and eight environmental groups will protect some of the last old growth remaining in Washington's Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

  • Judge halts nine timber sales

    Federal Judge William Dwyer has blocked nine major timber sales, saying that the Forest Service and the BLM have failed to protect rare animal and plant species in old-growth forest, as required under the Northwest Forest Plan.

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