REAL Montana program learns about timber industry; graduates natural resource leaders

REAL Montana program learns about timber industry; graduates natural resource leaders

Powder River County resident Darcia Patten just returned from Kalispell as part of REAL Montana (Resource Education and Agriculture Leadership).

A devastating cycle of fire, record rain and huge landslides batters California's Central Coast

A devastating cycle of fire, record rain and huge landslides batters California’s Central Coast

It has been a painful 10 months for California’s Central Coast.

A coordinated attack: How a little-known federal rule is driving a new battle over public lands in Crook County

A coordinated attack: how a little-known federal rule is driving a new battle over public lands in Crook County

The Central Oregon Patriots believe in guns, God and the Constitution, but they’re not a militia.

Government transparency limited when it comes to America's conserved private lands

Government transparency limited when it comes to America’s conserved private lands

American taxpayers spend millions of dollars each year to conserve privately owned lands.

Walk in the Woods engages public on issues of forest stewardship

Walk in the Woods engages public on issues of forest stewardship

Just as any walk in the woods offers surprises around the bend in the path or over the next hill, learning how to become more flexible and interactive in how we talk about forests is a journey full of wonder.

AFF, IP, P&G and 3M announce Carolinas Working Forest Conservation Collaborative

AFF, IP, P&G and 3M announce Carolinas Working Forest Conservation Collaborative

A joint effort aims to engage North and South Carolina land owners in Responsible Forestry Practices and Certification.

'My worst nightmares are coming true': last major primeval forest in Europe on 'brink of collapse'

‘My worst nightmares are coming true’: last major primeval forest in Europe on ‘brink of collapse’

Scientists and environmental campaigners have accused the Polish government of bringing the ecosystem of the Białowieża forest in north-eastern Poland to the “brink of collapse”, one year after a revised forest management plan permitted the trebling of state logging activity and removed a ban on logging in old growth areas.

Claim that Calif. trees are 'net emitters' steals the show

Claim that Calif. trees are ‘net emitters’ steals the show

California’s national forests, plagued by millions of acres of dead and dying trees, are probably adding more carbon to the atmosphere than they absorb, an executive with a forest trade association in the state claimed.

American trees have started migrating west, and no one knows why

American trees have started migrating west, and no one knows why

Over the past 30 years, three-quarters of eastern US tree species have been shifting to the west, and at an astonishing rate of around 15.4 kilometres per decade (9.5 miles).

Rising seas could be turning Jersey’s coastal cedars into ghost forests

Rising seas could be turning Jersey’s coastal cedars into ghost forests

Jennifer Walker picked her way through the swamp, avoiding the muck while ducking under branches and climbing over felled trees.

Mark Corrao: what works, what doesn't, and why 

Mark Corrao: what works, what doesn’t, and why 

Forest health throughout the western U.S. is continuing to decline due to fire exclusion, insect infestations, disease outbreaks, and a lack of active forest management.

Fraternity accused of cutting down dozens of trees in national forest

Fraternity accused of cutting down dozens of trees in national forest

Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity brothers at California State University, Chico, who allegedly went on a tree-cutting binge in the Lassen National Forest, are now facing criminal charges.

Mary Mitsos named President and CEO of National Forest Foundation

Mary Mitsos named President and CEO of National Forest Foundation

The Board of Directors of the National Forest Foundation (NFF) announced that Mary Mitsos has been appointed President of the organization.

Central American forests decimated by cocaine traffickers, OSU research finds 

Central American forests decimated by cocaine traffickers, OSU research finds 

The American addiction to cocaine may be claiming a previously unseen victim: tropical forests in Central America.

What's in Missoula's forest? About $91M and 27,000 trees

What’s in Missoula’s forest? About $91M and 27,000 trees

City Forester Chris Boza cast a dire warning back in 2015, saying that without action, Missoula would see 67 percent of its tree population die within the next 20 years.

Earth's forests grew 9% in a new satellite survey

Earth’s forests grew 9% in a new satellite survey

The Age of Exploration may be long past, but even in the 21st century, our maps can still get a major update.

North American forest sector launches new effort with open invitation: Walk in the Woods with us

North American forest sector launches new effort with open invitation: Walk in the Woods with us

A new partnership brings together people who are passionate about the future of North America’s forests to share stories about their work and address questions.

Montana forest shows carbon-sequestration potential of thinned acres

Montana forest shows carbon-sequestration potential of thinned acres

The planet’s forests are a significant piece of the conversation about not only the impacts of climate warming, but also about strategies for sequestering carbon – thereby removing it from Earth’s atmosphere.

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What is the Blue Mountains Forest Partners collaborative?

What is the Blue Mountains Forest Partners collaborative?

Blue Mountains Forest Partners, the local collaborative group, has been in existence for more than a decade, but people still have questions about the organization.