Colville Forest Plan still needs improvement for wilderness, ecological forest management

Colville Forest Plan still needs improvement for wilderness, ecological forest management

In our continued push for wilderness protections in northeast Washington, we made several objections to the Forest’s final management plan. by Tiana Luke, Conservation Associate, Colville Forest Field Staff The 15-year process of updating the Colville National Forest Management Plan is coming to its culmination. We have been striving since 2004 to help forge a … Continued

Wilderness at risk: Colville Forest Plan falls flat on wilderness recommendations

The revised Plan recommends wilderness protections for only three areas, leaving most quality lands without permanent protection. By Tiana Luke,¬†CONSERVATION ASSOCIATE, COLVILLE FOREST FIELD STAFF Last week, the Colville National Forest released its Revised Forest Plan after 15 years of work to update the guidelines by which our public lands are managed for wilderness, wildlife, … Continued