Posts Categorized: Forest

Rim Fire, © Mike McMillan/USFS

Summer: A Season for Fun–and Fire »

Though small, frequent fires during wildfire season are usually good, large, uncharacteristic wildfires can be bad for native wildlife habitat. There are three major reasons that wildfires are such a problem right now.

forest, © Lindsay Kaun

Where the Wildlife Lives »

If the phrase “forest planning” makes you snore … wake up! The stakes are high for the critters that call national forest lands home. This is the perfect chance to make sure that our national forests are managed not just for uses like timber and recreation, but as the vital wildlife habitat they are.

forest, © Lindsay Kaun

Forest Planning for the Future »

Forest planning and restoration work is a big part of what we do here in California and throughout the Pacific West, and the policies that we design and promote shape forest management practices not just here, but all across the country. In addition to ensuring that our forests remain healthy and can continue to provide us with much-needed resources, proper forest management is essential for the wildlife species, including many threatened and endangered species, that depend on them…