Submit comments by August 30 that call for mature and old-growth forest protection On Earth Day, President Biden issued an executive order directing federal land managers to identify ways to conserve mature and old-growth forests across America. This is a momentous opportunity! A chance for meaningful change! Older forests face an array of threats, from … Continued
News Category: Forest Field Program
Tell your members of Congress to fund national forest infrastructure to benefit wildlife habitat, recreation opportunities, and local communities. Since 2018, the federal government has neglected to invest in national forest road systems, creating problems for our waterways and fish populations, especially when extreme weather events are driven by climate change. Rainwater routinely washes … Continued
Conservation Northwest objects to the North Fork Nooksack Vegetation Management Project draft decision
Conservation Northwest offers an analysis of fire suppression techniques and presents a case for fuelbreak alternatives: thinning and prescribed burning
Join efforts to reduce soil erosion and stabilize stream flow in Cox Meadow Come join Conservation Northwest staff for the day in Tonasket to help restore the Cox Meadow habitat. The stream within this meadow is experiencing downcutting, causing it to turn into a channel-like structure. This has been caused by increased stream erosion that, … Continued
Thinning of dense forests in fire-excluded areas, prescribed burning, reducing fuels on the ground, allowing some wildfires to burn in backcountry settings under favorable fuel and weather conditions, and revitalizing Indigenous fire stewardship practices.
We believe there is a more equitable and sustainable way to generate critical revenue for rural communities while harnessing Washington’s state forests to store more carbon while supporting public and wildlife values.
Colville National Forest has rescinded 2020 motor vehicle use maps and reinstated previous motorized vehicle designations that do not allow ATVs on certain roads without proper public and environmental review.
Ask Congress to reinstate and fund the Legacy Roads and Trails program to benefit wildlife habitat, recreation opportunities, and restoration jobs.
WILD NW Action Alert #317: Through April 3, comment on the North Fork Nooksack Project Environmental Assessment in favor of restoring ecological processes and improving forest health.