Congress Fails To Renew County Timber Payments

AP |Dec. 11, 2014 7:39 a.m.

Congress won't be giving timber counties more logging on federal lands or renewed federal subsidies to make up for logging cutbacks. And there will be no grand bargain to solve the Klamath Basin's water woes.

Into the Evergreen

OPB |Dec. 10, 2014 midnight

Into The Evergreen is a website created by University of Oregon journalism students to explore how Oregonians interact with the forests that surround them.

East Oregonian: Forest Team Eyes 100,000 Acre Restoration Project

East Oregonian |Dec. 03, 2014 1:58 p.m.

A team of experts charged with accelerating the pace of forest restoration in the Blue Mountains is ready for feedback on its first major proposal in northeast Oregon.

Forest Service: Thin 100K Acres Of Oregon Forest

AP |Dec. 03, 2014 11:39 a.m.

A team of experts charged with accelerating the pace of forest restoration and heading off big fires in the Blue Mountains of northeast Oregon is proposing a 10-year effort to thin the underbrush in a 100,000-acre area.

Trail Counters Help Monitor Use In Olympic Forest

AP |Dec. 01, 2014 9:06 a.m.

The U.S. Forest Service is experimenting with a pupil-sized lens that uses infrared scopes to register the heat signature from warm, moving objects.

Q&A: Ron Wyden On Whether He Can Pass Logging, Water Bills

OPB |Nov. 14, 2014 3:52 p.m.

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden spoke today with Think Out Loud's Dave Miller about whether he can pass two major bills during the short lame duck legislative session.

OSU Forestry Dean Salwasser Dies

OPB |Oct. 17, 2014 6:45 a.m.

Hal Salwasser was the former Dean of Oregon State's College of Forestry. OSU officials praised Salwasser for helping transition forestry programs from a logging focus to include more environmental concerns.

Logger Killed While Felling Trees In Oregon

AP |Sept. 25, 2014 6:36 a.m.

Authorities say a logger died when he was pinned by a tree that struck him in northwest Oregon.

Officials: Scoggins Creek Fire Now Fully Contained

OPB |Sept. 24, 2014 6:45 a.m.

The Scoggins Creek Fire burning in Washington County is 100 percent contained, according to fire officials.

Register-Guard: Innovative Lumberman Aaron Jones Dies

Register Guard |Sept. 23, 2014 1:29 p.m.

Aaron Jones, lumberman and philanthropist, died Monday at the age of 92. He founded the Seneca Sawmill Co.

Thanks to our Sponsors:
become a sponsor
Thanks to our Sponsors
become a sponsor