Weyerhaeuser and Plum Creek announce plans to merge in early 2016. The new Weyerhaeuser will own more than 3 million acres of timberland in Oregon and Washington and 13 million acres worldwide.
local | Forestry | Environment | AgricultureOPB/EarthFix | Nov. 5, 2015 2:45 p.m.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture announces fines totaling $180,000 for a helicopter company and its owner, along with a five-year license suspension.
Land | Forestry | Environment | Climate change | Communities | ScienceOPB/EarthFix | Oct. 28, 2015 5:39 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
This year’s fires are leaving behind more than just charred forests. They’re setting the stage for what’s expected to be a fundamental shift in the landscape.
local | Forestry | Environment | Agriculture | NewsOPB | Oct. 27, 2015 1:25 p.m.
The Bureau of Land Management has opened an internal investigation after the federal agency allowed an Oregon-based contractor to spray pesticides on public land without a valid license.
Sierra Pacific Industries' gift will go toward the construction of the Oregon Forest Science Complex, which will be part of the new Corvallis campus of the OSU College of Forestry.
Oregon fines a helicopter company and suspends its license to spray pesticides after a worker complained of chemical exposure in Douglas County.
State regulators have fined a company that conducts aerial pesticide spraying on private timberlands for worker protection violations.
Some fire tower lookouts in Oregon will soon be replaced with high-powered video cameras.