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Green Vs. 'Green'
12/20/2006

Mount Hood Forest watchdogs worry that a federal study could lead to more logging....read more

Forest Service: no more environmental analysis of forest plans
12/13/2006

Long-term management plans for national forests will no longer go through a formal environmental impact statement, the U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday....read more

Old-Growth Forests 'Are Key Carbon Sinks'
12/07/2006

Old-growth forest might store far more carbon than previously thought, making their preservation a higher priority in carbon trading and other efforts to tackle global warming....read more

Salvage Logging Bill Dead For Year
12/06/2006

Two GOP senators pledge to revive logging bill in '07 Forests - Time runs out on a proposal backed by Gordon Smith of Oregon and Idaho's Mike Crapo....read more

Departing Congress may ditch Hood bill
11/29/2006

Land trade provision in current Mt. Hood protection bill may cause delay of vote until next session of congress....read more

Studies Find Danger to Forests in Thinning Without Burning
11/14/2006

Thinning forests without also burning accumulated brush and deadwood may increase forest fire damage rather than reduce it, researchers at the Forest Service reported in two recent studies....read more

Pombo's ambitious agenda didn't yield much in the end
11/11/2006

Controversial career of powerful California congressman Richard Pombo, sponsor of so-called "Healthy Forests Initiative," comes to a close....read more

Bark's 2006 Post Election Review
11/10/2006

Your guide to key election results that impact the future of our forests....read more

October Bark-Alert 2006
10/19/2006

TOPICS: Eightmile Timber Sale logged, fire ecology Bark-About in November, and your help needed to stop congress from gutting forest protections....read more

Bark's win on No Whisky also helps to limit off-road vehicle abuse.Bark saves 335 acres of forest from No Whisky Timber Sale!
08/04/2006

Negotiations also led to a plan to decrease off-road vehicle abuse in the Clackamas River watershed....read more

New Wilderness for Mt. Hood: Bark analyzes new bill
04/06/2006

Will new legislation introduced by Congressmen Earl Blumenauer and Greg Walden solve problems or create more?...read more

Panel Suggests Breaking OSU's Ties to Timber Industry
03/22/2006

Report faults OSU forestry dean, urges reforms Research - A panel cites poor judgment and urges a need for distance from timber interests....read more

Oregonian Opinion: The OSU Forestry Controversy
02/28/2006

At last week's oversight hearing on forest science in Medford, Daniel Donato, a graduate student at Oregon State University's School of Forestry, was taught a harsh lesson in political science......read more

Research rattles forestry school
02/24/2006

Timber - A graduate student's paper goes against the Oregon State college's beliefs on salvage logging and threatens funding...read more

Judge finds Bush anti-wildlife rule illegal
01/10/2006

A federal judge who struck down a Bush administration decision to ease logging restrictions last summer issued an injunction Monday blocking as many as 144 timber sales in three states....read more

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