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Tillamook Burn hailed as success story worth emulating

Government agencies should look to the Tillamook Forest as a template for restoring burned timberland, former Douglas County Commissioner Doug Robertson told a Chamber of Medford/Jackson County Forum audience. 48 more words

Mail Tribune

CITES Good for Forests or Corrupt Regulatory System?

A recent investigation into African rosewood supply chains alleges that large amounts of CITES certificates were issued for illegal shipments of Kosso wood (Pterocarpus… 551 more words

Lacey Act

Rosewood Timber Trade Rampant with False CITES Documents Alleges EIA

Kosso wood, known botanically as Pterocarpus erinaceus, is commercially considered a rosewood and sometimes referred to as African Rosewood. It’s highly sought after by Kosso buyers for its use in rosewood furniture manufactured in China and Vietnam. 426 more words

Illegal Logging

Kick-off Workshop of Integrated Forest Management Learning Architecture (InForMAr)

The Kick-off workshop of the project Integrated Forest Management Learning Architecture (InForMAr) will take place on 7th and 8th of December 2017 in the new premises of European Forest Institute’s Bonn Office. 229 more words

Editorial: Federal forest policy is broken

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., recently zeroed in on some common sense in wildfire prevention and forest health. He pointed out in a Senate committee this week that thinning and prescription burns are good for both. 44 more words

Opinion

Forest Service's wildfire policies evolved at fortuitous time for them | Guest Commentary

The fledgling Forest Service established in 1905 found a mission for itself after the 1910 Burn charred more than 3.5 million acres across Idaho and Montana. 76 more words

Guest Opinion