From the Economy to the Environment: The benefits of small timber logging

In 2004, the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests embarked on a first-of-its-kind venture, developing the White Mountain Stewardship Project (the “Project”), a ten-year contract to thin 150,000 acres of forest, removing primarily small-diameter ponderosa pine trees that clogged the forest due to past mismanagement. The contract was awarded to Future Forests, LLC, Read more…

Forest Health Management

Russell D. Smoldon discusses forest health management and the work that needs to be done to clean the forests and prevent catastrophic forest fires. A clean forest is a healthy forest; a healthy forest is a healthy watershed. Everyone benefits from a healthy forest system.