Tuesday May 17, 2022
George Wuerthner

  • February 28, 2022


    One continuously hears from the timber industry and its allies that the present occurrence of large wildfires is primarily the result of 100 years...

  • November 29, 2019

    Collective ignorance

    A researcher in California is collecting seeds of sugar pine that appear to have resistant to bark beetles. Her goal is to capture and propagate...

  • December 26, 2018

    In praise of dead trees

    Dead. Most of us have negative associations with the word. After all how did Death Valley get its name? Not because it was a favorite vacation spot...

  • September 08, 2018

    A killing machine

    Wildlife Services is a secretive taxpayer-supported federal agency whose prime purpose is to kill wildlife. Wildlife Services uses a host of cruel...

  • July 30, 2018

    Restoring forests

    “What but the wolf’s tooth whittled so fine the fleet limbs of the antelope?” wrote the poet Robinson Jeffers.Jeffers encapsulated the idea...

  • June 21, 2018

    The public value of forests

    Recently in an interview about the 2018 Farm Bill, US Sen Steve Daines advocated more ‘active’ management of our national forests. ‘Active’...

  • May 07, 2018

    Off limits to logging

    Logging, conducted ostensibly to ‘thin the forest’, ‘reduce fuels’ or for so-called ‘restoration’, causes a net loss of carbon from...

  • April 05, 2018

    Saving forests

    There is a huge difference between the Industrial Forestry worldview and an ecological perspective. Many people assume that foresters understand...

  • October 14, 2017

    Why California is burning

    The recent fires in California offer lessons that every westerner should pay attention to. First forest reduction projects will not preclude large...