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George Washington/Jefferson National Forest

Feature story | May 2, 2004 at 18:00

The George Washington/Jefferson National Forest of the central Appalachians is threatened by logging, gas development, off-road vehicle use and approximately 8,000 acres of grazing allotments.

The Klamath-Siskiyou Region of the Pacific Northwest

Feature story | May 31, 2004 at 18:00

In the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management target ancient forests of the Klamath and Siskiyou Mountains for commercial logging.


Media release | September 25, 2009 at 12:26

Today, the U.S. Forest Service's top official in Alaska, Denny Bschor, denied administrative appeals filed by Greenpeace, the Cascadia Wildlands and the region’s 2 largest all-volunteer grassroots environmental organizations, the Tongass...

Judge Reinstates the Clinton-Era Roadless Rule

Feature story | September 19, 2006 at 18:00

A huge victory has been won for America's forests, as a federal judge in California reinstated nearly all of the Clinton-era Roadless Rule. The Bush administration had gutted the plan that protects 58.5 million acres of national forest.

Tongass wildlands get big win in court

Blog by Larry Edwards | March 10, 2011 3 comments

Last week brought a big legal victory for Greenpeace and other plaintiffs, in a judgment voiding the Forest Service’s exemption of the Tongass National Forest from the Roadless Rule. The case, Organized Village of Kake v. USDA was in U...

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