Posts tagged BLM
Fight the Pickett West Timber Sale!

Pickett West is not a light-touch restoration-thinning project. Rather it is an old-school timber grab that will harm wildlife and watersheds. Native forests on public lands will have canopy cover reduced to 30% with no protections for old-growth forests and large fire-resilient trees. Worse still, while the BLM is still taking public comments, it is already marking old-growth trees to sell to the highest bidder.

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Permanent Protections for Kalmiopsis Wild Rivers

On January 12th, 2017 under the Obama Administration, the BLM and Forest Service announced that the Kalmiopsis wild rivers were officially protected for 20 years under a "mineral withdrawal," effectively blocking further threats of industrial strip mining.

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BLM Backyard Forest Watch

These are the special places where many of us go to explore and enjoy nature, and where we get our clean drinking water. These public lands offer a place for wildlife to thrive. As our stewards, public land managers work for us and must take into account how we use these lands today, where we get our water, and how climate change will impact our forests into the future. 

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Protecting Applegate Backyard Forests

The Applegate Neighborhood Network engages in issues that affect the environment and community in the Applegate Valley. The network is comprised of local residents, representatives from several non-profit conservation, community and recreation-based organizations, and representatives of subwatersheds in the Applegate Valley.  

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