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Logging On and Off

Sunday, November 30, 2014

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Logging On and Off

Rocky Mountain sawmills are amid a resurgence and putting beetle-killed trees to use, but they remain hampered by a lack of raw materials while management on national forests focuses on forest health and limits logging of big trees. My November 2014 story for High Country News.

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Fire Up The Checkbook

Monday, August 10, 2009

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Fire Up The Checkbook

Congress keeps batting around a stable cash stream for wildfire prevention and control...which is making life difficult for managers trying to cool the flames on the ground and in the research labs. . . .

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Rainbow Blight?

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

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Rainbow Blight?

Anyone looking for something to do this Fourth of July and within striking distance of the tiny town of Cuba, New Mexico, should go check out the Rainbow Family at its annual gathering on national forest lands. In 2005, I reported on the Rainbow gathering outside Steamboat Springs for the Colorado Springs Independent, definitely one of the more entertaining assignments I've had.

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The Road Less Traveled

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

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The Road Less Traveled

I have a short news piece in the Summer 2009 issue of Forest Magazine, looking at what national forest users think of the Forest Service's travel management plans, and how agency officials are trying to please recreational visitors and protect the land.

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