Forest and Timber

Chelan County Hosting Summit On Planned Forest Products Campus
Chelan County Hosting Summit On Planned Forest Products Campus
Chelan County Hosting Summit On Planned Forest Products Campus
Chelan County is hosting a public summit on its plan to build a forest products campus. The facility will be designed to harvest timber from forestlands in the county to produce lumber products for market. Commissioner Shon Smith says this will not only improve forest health but also help in mitigating the risk of wildfires...
Wildfire Risk and Forest Health Legislation Introduced
Wildfire Risk and Forest Health Legislation Introduced
Wildfire Risk and Forest Health Legislation Introduced
U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee, and John Barrasso (R-WY), Ranking Member of the ENR Committee, introduced the Promoting Effective Forest Management Act of 2023. This bipartisan legislation would reduce catastrophic wildfire risk and improve forest health.
A Tree on Every Block: Growing the Urban Forest
A Tree on Every Block: Growing the Urban Forest
A Tree on Every Block: Growing the Urban Forest
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service is awarding more than $1 billion in competitive grants to plant and maintain trees, combat extreme heat and climate change, and improve access to nature in cities, towns, and suburbs where more than 84% of Americans live, work, and play.
Research Helps Forest Restoration in Oregon
Research Helps Forest Restoration in Oregon
Research Helps Forest Restoration in Oregon
Forest thinning is improving the robustness of older trees and enhancing native biodiversity on federal lands in eastern Oregon, evidence that collaborative efforts to restore forests are working, research by Oregon State University shows.
Farm Bill Simplified: Forestry
Farm Bill Simplified: Forestry
Farm Bill Simplified: Forestry
The Senate Agriculture Committee once again released a newsletter entitled "Farm Bill 101: Forestry." The one-pager is designed to be easily digestible and explain how the bill helps in forestry.
Market Opportunities for Small Forest Owners
Market Opportunities for Small Forest Owners
Market Opportunities for Small Forest Owners
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service is making $150 million from President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act, the largest climate investment in history, available to help underserved and small acreage forest landowners connect to emerging voluntary climate markets.

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