The goal is to detect fires faster, especially in unpopulated areas where they can burn several hours or even days before anyone reports them.
The Oregon Board of Foresry will wait to decide whether to expand no-logging buffers around streams.
The commissioners said they supported the tax break because of the size of International Paper’s investment, because the break won’t reduce the amount of property taxes the company currently pays, and because the company pays employees, on average, above the county’s median...
A barred owl removal study doesn't violate environmental laws, a federal judge ruled.
Canada's consul general in San Francisco is urging Gov. Jerry Brown to veto a bill that would set preferences for wood products that meet California's environmental standards when the wood is being procured for a state project.
Douglas County, in the southwestern part of the state, replaced neighboring Lane County as the state’s top producer in timber volume. Both topped more than 600 million board feet.
The lawsuit seeks to reverse the determination by District Ranger Joe Hudson that Forest Road 652 is public. If it’s not public, that means the Department of Lands would have to obtain a special use permit from the Forest Service.