forestry practices

Climate Reality Project: FOREST CARE IS VITAL TO OFFSETTING CARBON EMISSIONS

“What offsets don’t do is force their buyer to change any of its operations.” Climate Reality Project: FOREST CARE IS VITAL TO OFFSETTING CARBON EMISSIONS For forests to have maximized climate benefits, we must manage them properly. Forests have the tremendous ability to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and help mitigate human caused climate change. Forests […]

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California agencies fought fires on federal land. Now Trump won’t pay in full | US news | The Guardian

“As you know, around 60% of forested land in California is owned by the federal government,” Feinstein wrote. “Wildfires don’t stop at jurisdictional boundaries, so a unified federal-state approach is the only way to properly protect lives and property.” The Forest Service’s audit comes after Donald Trump repeatedly blamed California’s forest management for the wildfires

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When politicians need to be educated….SB 901 uses faulty science and doesn’t address major issues

SB 901 uses faulty science and fails big time to address future fire concerns. So why did Jim Wood support this? And Governor Brown signed this….. “Your support for approval of SB 901 was not well thought out and your response to me indicates that you (and your staff) are ill informed.” COAST ACTION GROUP

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Gov. Brown, please don’t sign SB901. Call his office 916-445-2841

SB 901 (Dodd) is bad news Governor Brown. Pushed by Rep. Jim Woods, and reluctantly backed by Senator Mike McGuire, it allows road building for exemptions related to timber harvest (also exempted)  and chapparal/brush removal – without agency or public review. It allows for Working Forest Management Plans (2,500 acres to 10.000 acres) –  timber

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