Items by Ann Brower

A plan for the Sierra: 20 years in the making
A timeline traces the evolution of the Sierra Framework from 1981, when the Forest Service first tackled the impact of intensive logging on the California spotted owl.
Career bureaucrat blazes a new trail
California regional forester Brad Powell, a 32-year agency employee not known as a "bunny-hugger," put his career on the line to finish and approve the Sierra Nevada Framework.
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