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Oso Report Assigns No Blame, Calls For Better Public Safety

A condemned house on the edge of the Ledgewood Beach landslide on Whidbey Island in Washington's Puget Sound.

by John Ryan

A new report from Washington’s landslide commission makes recommendations for improving public safety in a state that is dotted with landslide-prone slopes.


End Of Federal Timber Payments Means Leaner Times For Oregon Counties

Dec. 11, 2014 | by Jes Burns

Tribes Object To Forced Opening Of ‘Sacred Mountain’ To Public

Dec. 10, 2014 | by Tom Banse

Elliott State Forest Would Transfer Ownership Under Latest Plan

Dec. 9, 2014 | by Chris Lehman

Land Sell-Off Brings Scrutiny To Planning The Elliott State Forest’s Future

Dec. 5, 2014 | by Jes Burns

Wyden Pushes On With 2 Key Oregon Natural Resources Bills

Dec. 5, 2014 | by Liam Moriarty

Illegal Four-Wheeling Takes A Toll On Public Lands

Dec. 4, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Defense Spending Bill Includes Lots Of Land Deals

Dec. 3, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Public Media Call For Forest Service To Relax Wild Land Photography Rules

Dec. 3, 2014 | by David Steves

Oregon Caves To Get More Protection As Bill Moves Through Congress

Dec. 3, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Infrared Trail Counters Help Monitor Use In Olympic Forest

Dec. 1, 2014 | by AP

Wyden’s O&C Timber Bill Clears Senate Committee

Nov. 13, 2014 | by Jes Burns

Wash. Forest Practices Board Adopts New Logging Guidelines

Nov. 12, 2014 | by John Ryan

Study: Communities Must Learn To Coexist With Wildfire

Nov. 11, 2014 | by Jes Burns

Timber Salvage After 2014 Wildfires Begins In Fits And Starts

Nov. 9, 2014 | by Tom Banse

Idaho Lawmaker Asks Obama To Wait On National Monument

Oct. 20, 2014 | by AP

Seattle’s Great Northern Tunnel Turns 110

Oct. 9, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

Elliott State Forest Management Decisions Near

Oct. 1, 2014 | by Jes Burns

Landslide Safety All Over The Map In Washington

Sept. 30, 2014 | by John Ryan, Tony Schick

Idaho Attorney General Says Transferring Public Land Faces Many Hurdles

Sept. 30, 2014 | by Jessica Robinson

We Are All To Blame For The Oso Slide

Sept. 30, 2014 | by Katie Campbell, Ashley Ahearn

Forest Service Chief Says No, You Won’t Be Charged To Take Photos

Sept. 26, 2014 | by Jessica Robinson

Swinomish Tribe Prepares For A Changing Climate

Sept. 25, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

Media Vow To Fight Rule Requiring Permit To Film On Public Land

Sept. 25, 2014 | by Jessica Robinson

Simpson Lumber Company Offered For Sale

Sept. 23, 2014 | by AP

Can Scientists And State Policymakers Get It Right When It Comes To Protecting The Sage Grouse?

Sept. 18, 2014 | by Aaron Kunz

Grant To Help Rebuild Trail Wiped Out By Oso Slide

Sept. 17, 2014 | by AP

New Oregon Forestry Tool Excites Agency But Pesticide Watchdogs Are Disappointed

Sept. 15, 2014 | by Tony Schick

Wildfires Burned 567 Square Miles In Washington

Sept. 11, 2014 | by AP

Scientists Say Large Wildfires Are Likely Here To Stay

Sept. 10, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

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Tree Sitters Don’t Buy Logging Designed To Mimic Nature


by Amelia Templeton, Tony Schick

Protesters have spent the past six months living in the woods on a ridge near Roseburg, Oregon to try to prevent logging on the site. It sounds like an old story, but there’s a new twist. A forestry professor says the logging was designed to mimic nature.


Map: New Wildfire Data Goes Interactive

by Tony Schick

New wildfire data published for the first time this year by the U.S. Forest Service is available in an interactive map from EarthFix.


Study: Development Along Oregon, Washington Public Forests Has More Than Doubled

by Tony Schick

Development on the edge of public forests has more than doubled since the mid 1970s in Oregon and Washington, which has a host of ecological consequences, including higher risk of wildfires and invasive species spread.



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