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FSEEE Featured on Public Radio Program

August 27, 2018 — FSEEE Executive Director Andy Stahl was interviewed this morning on a public radio news program focusing on the use of fire retardant to fight wildfires. It’s a subject FSEEE knows quite a bit about.More

Devil’s Staircase: A Place Like No Other

August 24, 2018 — FSEEE has long championed protecting the spectacular Devil’s Staircase in Oregon’s Coast Range as a designated wilderness area. For a first-person account of a trip to the rugged region—and its signature feature, a naturallyMore

Major Expansion Planned for Nevada Ski Area

August 22, 2018 — A major expansion of a ski area on national forest land just 50 miles outside of Las Vegas is now out for public review. The owners of the Lee Canyon ski area, on theMore

OR-7 a Dad—Again

August 15, 2018 — A trailblazing wolf that has made the Cascade Mountains of southern Oregon his own is a father once again. Yesterday, federal wildlife biologists released a video showing a trio of pups cavorting on aMore

Judges Revoke Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permits

August 9, 2018 — Another week, another victory for opponents of pipelines in the Appalachian Mountains. On Monday, a three-judge panel invalidated two key permits for the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline on grounds that they would violate theMore

FSEEE Featured in Public Radio Report on Wildfires

August 7, 2018 — Former FSEEE board member Rich Fairbanks is quoted extensively in an in-depth Oregon Public Broadcasting report that examines the disconnect between politics and the best science regarding wildfires. Fairbanks, a retired Forest Service employeeMore

Op-ed Slams Forestry Provisions in House Farm Bill

August 1, 2018 — For a clear-eyed analysis of the threats to our national forests posed by disastrous provisions in the House version of the 2018 Farm Bill, check out this op-ed, published today on the news website,More

Judges Rule Against Pipeline

July 31, 2018 — Prospects for a new natural gas pipeline that would span a 3.6-mile stretch of the Jefferson National Forest in Virginia are unclear after a three-judge panel ruled on Friday in favor of activists whoMore

DeFazio Introduces Bill to Protect Devil’s Staircase

July 25, 2018 — A big thumbs up to Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio, who yesterday introduced legislation that would protect one of the most remote slices of the state’s coastal mountains from logging, mining and other development. DeFazio’sMore

FSEEE Weighs In on Ski Funding Proposal

July 24, 2018 — FSEEE Executive Director Andy Stahl is quoted extensively in a report published today on the Wyoming-based news website, WyoFile. The article is about proposed legislation in Congress that would require the Forest Service toMore