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Though a major Idaho forest project ran afoul of the Endangered Species Act, a federal judge has decided against halting logging and road construction.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Sierra Club apologized Wednesday for racist remarks its founder, naturalist John Muir, made more then a century ago as the influential environmental group grapples with …

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SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Construction of U.S. homes jumped 17.3% in June as some states reopened, but the pace still lags last year after this spring's massive slowdown in building activity d…

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An upswing in home improvement projects during the coronavirus lockdown has helped insulate the timber market from the full brunt of plummeting housing construction.

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ATHOL, Idaho — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on June 12 sent a memorandum to U.S. Forest Service leaders aimed at streamlining the management and increasing the productivity of national f…

A national laboratory established three years ago to combat the illegal timber trade is relocating to Oregon State University, expanding its database of wood samples and their unique chemical …

The Oregon Department of Forestry will enter wildfire season beginning June 1 in Central Oregon, 10 days earlier than last year.

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The Oregon Department of Forestry declared fire season May 1 in the agency's Southwest Oregon District, covering 1.8 million acres of state-protected lands in Jackson and Josephine counties.

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A nationwide legal precedent concerning a rare Southern frog has helped convince federal wildlife managers to re-evaluate the “critical habitat” for the threatened Northern spotted owl.

Three environmental groups announced Tuesday they intend to sue the Trump administration seeking endangered species protections for increasingly fragmented populations of red tree voles living…

Going from a manufacturer of “commodity plywood” to “mass plywood panels” has forced the Freres Lumber Co. to alter its mindset.

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A judge will not order a new trial or overrule a jury’s verdict awarding $1 billion to local governments that sued Oregon over logging restrictions on state forestlands.

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Timber Unity debuted in Washington's capital Monday morning, as dozens of log trucks parked on the Capitol Campus before sunrise, their drivers and passengers ramped up to testify against a cl…

Though not as immediately devastating as wildfires, slowed growth rates nonetheless pose a grave threat to Western Oregon’s commercial timber operations, experts say.

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OLYMPIA — Washington Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz said Feb. 20 that 100,000 acres of fire-prone forests should be thinned annually in Central and Eastern Washington, a project she said will…