Eastside Restoration in the News

Study: More thinning, burning needed in region  

9.5 million acres in need of immediate treatment in Oregon, Washington

http://www.bendbulletin.com/home/2604294-151/study-more-thinning-burning-needed-in-region#

 

Report offers restoration plans for forests in Washington, Oregon

More than 9 million acres of forest in Washington and Oregon should be selectively logged and burned to make the remaining trees more resistant to wildfire, disease and drought, according to a new study by the U.S. Forest Service and The Nature Conservancy.

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/nov/21/report-offers-restoration-plans-for-forests-in/

 

Editorial: Collaboration helps forest thinning project

http://www.bendbulletin.com/opinion/editorials/2654370-151/editorial-collaboration-helps-forest-thinning-project

 

Cooperation between county and Forest Service expedites project

Involved parties view release of Lower Joseph Creek DEIS as important step toward restorative work on the ground.

http://www.wallowa.com/local_news/20141205/cooperation-between-county-and-forest-service-expedites-project

 

Forest team eyes 100,000-acre Wallowa-Whitman restoration project

The Blue Mountains Restoration Strategy Team is looking at a 100,000-acre project in Lower Joseph Creek north of Enterprise to boost resiliency against large wildfires.

http://www.wallowa.com/business/20141203/forest-team-eyes-100000-acre-wallowa-whitman-restoration-project

 

Forest Service: 100,000 acres of Oregon forest must be thinned 

The Associated Press /

http://www.bendbulletin.com/localstate/2653014-151/forest-service-100000-acres-of-oregon-forest-must?entryType=0

 

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

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.

http://www.opb.org/news/article/east-oregonian-forest-team-eyes-100000-acre-restoration-project/

 

Forest team eyes 100,000-acre restoration project

The Blue Mountains Restoration Strategy Team is looking at a 100,000-acre project in Lower Joseph Creek north of Enterprise to boost resiliency against large wildfires.

http://www.eastoregonian.com/eo/local-news/20141202/forest-team-eyes-100000-acre-restoration-project

 

Lower Joseph Creek gets another look

ENTERPRISE — Restoring more than 20,000 acres of northern Wallowa County forest is closer to reality with the publication of the Lower Joseph Creek Restoration Project. The nearly 500-page draft released Nov. 14 will be available for public comment for 90 days.

http://www.lagrandeobserver.com/News/Local-News/Lower-Joseph-Creek-gets-another-look