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Federal judge rules in favor of threatened seabird

...are continuing to disappear from the coasts of Washington, Oregon and California.The lawsuit was brought by the American Forest Resource Council, Carpenters Industrial Council and Oregon's Douglas County.Tom Partin, president of the AFRC...
On the Trails: Meandering in the meadows

...seeds get to new sites for establishment.I have not mentioned a means of seed dispersal that occurs in other North American forests, namely dispersal by ants. The seeds of these plants have an oil body at one end of the seed; the ants collect and...
Timber industry sues to lift shutdown ban

...government to shut down operations that pay millions into the United States Treasury," said Tom Partin, president of the American Forest Resources Council, the timber industry group that filed the lawsuit. "A timber operation isn't something you...
Accumulated fragments: The Bear Man of Admiralty Island: Part 3

...Articles were written in Nature (the American Nature Association's magazine), The Saturday Evening Post, American Forests, and a movie was made called "The Great Bear of Alaska," which featured many shots of Hasselborg. All of which...
President Bush to let roadless rule stand

...we've had ... the roadless rule in place for the last 2 1/2 years," said Chris West, vice president of the American Forest Resource Council, an industry group. Although Rey and other officials have said they support the principles behind...
Public gets questions before road ban update exactly back to the situation that created the need for a roadless policy in the first place," he said. But American Forest & Paper Association spokesman Michael Klein said the questions are a "good sign" if they look at whether the rule...
Protection axed for Northern Goshawk

...separate petition to declare it endangered. A contrary ruling could have affected logging throughout the West. The American Forest and Paper Association filed briefs in the case, urging the court to side with the agency's decision in 1998 not...
Forest Service revises its rules

...available science to deliver clean air and water and sustainable habitat for wildlife. Tom Partin, president of the American Forest Resource Council, a timber industry group, called the new rules "a lot more responsive" than the current rules...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...that they wanted to radically change the direction of the Forest Service," said Chris West, vice president of the American Forest Resource Council. Not all conservation organizations approved of the way the Clinton administration revised the management...
Alaska Digest

...maneuver over the coastal seabird. In the case filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., the American Forest Resource Council of Portland, Ore., claimed the estimated 24,400 murrelets in the three states are virtually...


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