local | Forestry | News | EnvironmentKUOW/EarthFix | June 27, 2017 3:11 p.m.
Land managers in the West have been struggling to deal with bark beetle outbreaks, but now they can prepare for future outbreaks by changing up what kind of trees they plant.
Federal environmental laws don’t shield the State of Oregon from a $1.4 billion lawsuit that alleges insufficient logging.
The Cougar Butte fire started burning Friday afternoon.
The only parties to offer a bid for the Elliott say they are frustrated and disappointed with the outcome.
Oregon’s State Land Board voted unanimously Tuesday to cancel the sale of the Elliott State Forest near the southern coast.
Nearly 30 years after environmental protections slashed logging in federal forests, Oregon counties that thrived on timber revenues for decades are struggling to provide basic services.
Oregon Treasurer Tobias Read is proposing a new option for the Elliott State Forest that would allow Oregon State University to buy the land and use it for research and education.
A tree disease that's decimated forests in California has made its way north to western Oregon and Washington.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has released her proposal for keeping the Elliott State Forest in public ownership – rather than selling it.