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By 1990, the pivotal year of the spotted owl listing, activists hit a more strident tone. The May issue of Audubon contained unsettling photos of fresh harvest disturbances in an article titled, “They’ve Been Raping the Giant Sequoias.” The villain was the U. 486 more words
Wilderness: The Next 50 Years?
By: Martin Nie and Christopher Barns
September 3, 2014 commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964. No other environmental law, save perhaps the Endangered Species Act, so clearly articulates an environmental ethic and sense of humility. 2,095 more words
Panel features White River NF chief Scott Fitzwilliams and Colorado State Forest Service director Mike Lester
FRISCO — A lot of seedlings have sprouted since Summit County experienced the biggest pine beetle outbreak that anyone can remember, and the debate over the future of Colorado’s forests is very much alive — how much of the forest can we manage, and how can we make sure that will help forests in the long run? 199 more words
The Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests are enjoyed by millions of people every year. Encompassing more than 1 million acres in western North Carolina, these natural areas provide a wide array of benefits including clean air and water, recreational opportunities, wildlife habitat, scenic vistas, solitude, forest products such as timber, and much more. 1,420 more words