Forests

April 19, 2018 to April 21, 2018

IJNR Workshop: The Future of Wildfire

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources (IJNR) invites journalists to register for The Future of Wildfire workshop, to be held in Missoula, MT in Apr 2018. Registration opens March 1 and the registration link will be sent to the first 20 qualified applicants.

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California’s Wildfire Risk Is Rising. Congress Missed A Chance To Help.

"Forestry experts have a dire warning for California: the conditions are ripe for more catastrophic fire seasons like the one last fall. And an arcane federal funding arrangement is making it a lot harder for forestry officials to do something about it. Instead of fixing the problem, however, Congress just punted — again."

Source: McClatchy, 02/09/2018

Trump USFS Downgrades Review Of Obama Mining Ban Near Minn. Wilderness

"The Trump administration will curtail a detailed review of how cordoning off 230,000 acres of U.S. Forest Service land in Minnesota from mining development will affect a neighboring wilderness area, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post."

Source: Washington Post, 01/26/2018

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