Category: Dispatch

Female Forest Service Employees Report Hostile Workplaces

May 30, 2017 — A 2015 study commissioned by the U.S. Forest Service’s California region found that female employees in the agency were more likely to face hostile working conditions than their male colleagues. The McClatchy news organizationMore

“Preserve the Best and Conserve the Rest”

May 23, 2017 — The work of a Forest Service wildlife biologist is not that of your typical desk worker—just ask Hadley B. Roberts. Roberts, a longtime FSEEE member, was a Forest Service employee for nearly three decades.More

Trouble for California Salmon

May 17, 2017 — Salmon, trout and steelhead in California face a grim future if present trends continue, according to a study released this week, and climate change is the primary culprit. The report, titled “Fish in Hot Water,”More

Senate Upholds Climate Change Rule

May 11, 2017 — A rule designed to limit the amount of methane released from drilling for oil and natural gas on public land will remain in place—at least for now. The Senate voted 51-49 yesterday against rescindingMore

Good Earth Power Sued Again

May 8, 2017 — The company that holds the largest forest restoration contract ever issued by the Forest Service is being sued by two former executives who claim they are due more than $4 million in unpaid salaryMore

The Roundup for May 5, 2017

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Trump Attacks National Monuments

April 26, 2017 — President Donald Trump signed an executive order today that could open millions of acres of national monuments to industrial development or even rescind such designations altogether—a move no previous president has ever attempted. TheMore