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  • Spotted owl or red herring?

    Although logging has declined drastically in the Pacific Northwest, it’s not necessarily the fault of the Endangered Species Act or the northern spotted owl.

  • Timber company collides with gas drillers

    Conservationists have struck a deal with Tembec Inc., a progressive Canadian timber company, to protect land west of Glacier and Waterton Lakes national parks from coalbed methane drilling

  • Timber companies borrow a tool from environmentalists

    In Idaho’s Panhandle region, the Potlatch Corp. is negotiating conservation easements on as much as 600,000 acres of forest, but not all conservationists are thrilled at the prospect

  • Can green-certified lumber make it?

    Some foresters who are using responsible environmental practices in order to be "green-certified" are disappointed by the lack of return for their admirable efforts.

  • Landmark timber deal stops Seattle sprawl

    Overwhelmed by development in this bedroom community near Seattle, the town of Snoqualmie finds an ally in the Evergreen Forest Trust, which has purchased a huge tree farm that will enable logging to continue, and block sprawl.

  • Organics, timber cut healthy deal

    The town of Williams, Ore., wants to buy a nearby forest owned by Boise Cascade to protect local organic farms from herbicide chemicals used in spraying.

  • 'Specialists in diversity'

    RBM Lumber is not your typical forest products firm, but others could learn a lot from it.

  • 'It shouldn't be all or nothing'

    Evenlyn Thompson of RBM Lumber talks about working for sustainable forestry.

  • A growing movement in green

    Green-labeling for forest products is becoming more common throughout the country, but not all green labels are created equal.

  • After the fall

    RBM Lumber in Columbia Falls, Mont., is a small, family-owned mill that is a pioneer in a brand new kind of timber economy, one that would restore rather than deplete forests and create low-volume, high-value wood products in a sustainable way.

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