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Oregon governor OKs aid to fight new wildfire
The governor’s order authorizes the state fire marshal to send structural firefighters and equipment to assist local departments.

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Forestry board continues work on stream buffers
The issue was raised by a 2011 study that found temperatures increasing in some salmon streams.
Oregon wildfire spending triggers insurance policy
State wildfire costs exceeded the $20 million deductible last July, and spending is now two-thirds of the way through the $25 million Lloyd’s of London insurance policy.
Board considers logging rules to protect salmon
The Department of Forestry is recommending the board go forward with analyzing the different logging prescriptions that would be needed to meet the cool water protection standards for small- and medium-sized streams with salmon, steelhead and bull trout,...
Tours offer up-close look at working forest
Tours offer up-close look at working forest
In addition to the weekly tour, which Starker Forests operates from mid-June to mid-September, the company provides special tours for elementary school classes and other interested groups on other days of the week.
California environmentalists decry feds’ fire plan
The highly awaited decision released Wednesday will allow logging on 52 square miles of forests blackened in the Rim Fire, which burned 400 square miles of the Stanislaus National Forest, Yosemite National Park’s backcountry and private timber...