Photograph: 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize

After 20 years defending Cambodia’s rainforest, human rights lawyer Ouch Leng has won the world’s leading environmental award for his work. more »

Apr 19, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Planting trees on old mine sites can count as an “offset”, allowing miners to destroy native ecosystems elsewhere, despite documents showing government staff recommended against the move. more »

Mar 22, 2016 7:00 AM News

Drought, especially prolonged or severe drought, can be a major stress in forest ecosystems. Fortunately, there are forest management practices that can help land owners and managers even when forests are affected by drought. more »

Mar 21, 2016 1:00 PM Features

Is it possible to simultaneously promote natural resources conservation and the growth of businesses that impact the environment? Yes. One way to do so is through “compensatory mitigation. more »

Mar 18, 2016 10:00 AM Features

The new Forest Enhancement Society of B.C., supported by $85 million in government funding, will focus its efforts on wildfire risk reduction to complement the ministry’s existing forest stewardship programs and wildfire suppression capabilities. more »

Mar 2, 2016 6:45 AM Features


Gordon Welters for The New York Times

"When I say, ‘Trees suckle their children,’ everyone knows immediately what I mean." more »

Feb 5, 2016 6:00 PM Features

On a recent trip to Fort Collins, Colorado, sponsored by Anheuser-Bush, I got to see what the 163-year-old Budweiser beer company is doing with regional watershed cleanup. more »

Dec 28, 2015 12:00 AM News

FPAC is applauding an issues paper released by the Canadian Climate Forum that documents how forests and products made from tree fibre will play an increasingly critical role in the transition to a low carbon economy. more »

Dec 10, 2015 12:00 AM News

FPWG, the leading organization that brings together companies that rely on paper, wood, and other forest products to support thriving forests and a sustainable forest products industry, announces the launch of more »

Dec 10, 2015 12:00 AM News

Gary Morishima

Evergreen Magazine

Dr. Morishima discusses forest collaboration and hopes his management concept will allow forest landowners to work together on projects connecting tribal landownerships with neighboring lands... more »

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM , Features


[Photo: ©FAO/Hoang Dinh Nam]

The web-based tool helps countries to improve the assessment of forest carbon stocks, necessary for mitigation of climate change. more »

Nov 19, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Ron Gray is vice president of the Northeast Washington Forest Coalition, a forest collaborative group based in Kettle Falls, Washington. Mr. Gray is also fuels manager for Avista Utilities 50 megawatt, all biomass power plant at Kettle Falls. more »

Nov 4, 2015 12:00 AM , Features

The Kansas Forest Service has partnered with Heartland Tree Alliance, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, K-State Research and Extension, Westar Energy Green Team and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service t more »

Nov 4, 2015 12:00 AM Features

The sudden break last June between two companies working on the largest contract in the Four Forest Restoration Initiative appears to have come amid an increasingly rocky relationship. more »

Nov 4, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Close-up view of hands surrounding a pine tree seedling freshly planted in February 2009.

USFS Region 5

Yet another mining company is going through the process of selling off assets via Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. The company is Patriot Coal out of West Virginia, in bankruptcy court now. more »

Nov 3, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Mark Teply is a senior scientist with Cramer Fish Sciences, a Gresham, Oregon consulting firm that works for federal, state and private clients in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Montana, California and Alaska. The firm offers a wide variety of services i more »

Oct 7, 2015 12:00 AM , Features

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is celebrating the international recognition for the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA) at the World Forest Congress now going on in Durban, South Africa. more »

Oct 5, 2015 12:00 AM News

Fire managers for the Williams Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest are announcing locations where they plan to complete prescribed fire projects starting in October and continuing through much of next year. more »

Oct 5, 2015 12:00 AM News

Alan Walter refers to himself as a “tree hugger” when he first purchased his hilly, heavily wooded property in Harrison County. more »

Oct 5, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Is it reasonable to sacrifice 2,931 jobs and $367 million of economic activity for the (uncertain) preservation of 96 caribou per year in Quebec? more »

Sep 1, 2015 12:00 AM News