Monitoring crew hard at work

The Chewaucan Biophysical Monitoring crew is hard at work this year continuing their research on the Fremont-Winema National Forest.  The crew was joined by another monitoring crew from the west side to assist in data collection and exchange experience working on two very different types of forests in Oregon. Last friday, members of the monitoring […]

Social Economic Monitoring Report

Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013 Eric M. White, Emily Jane Davis, and Cassandra Moseley Excerpt from the ‘Executive Summary’ “The Fremont-Winema National Forest and the Lakeview Stewardship Group were awarded funding under the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration (CFLR) Program in 2012 for the 662,289 acre Lakeview Stewardship Project. The CFLR Program, administered by the U.S. […]

After the Wars, Common Ground in Oregon’s Forests

BY BEN DEJARNETTE APRIL 27, 2015 ASHLAND — This spring’s high school graduating seniors were newborns the last time the U.S. Forest Service proposed a major forest thinning project around here — and the outcome was a disaster. Nicknamed “HazRed,” the controversial fuels-reduction proposal included plans to commercially log large sections of forest, with trees […]

Tall Mass Timber Buildings and Climate Change

The following is an excerpt from the 2012 report, “THE CASE FOR Tall Wood BUILDINGS.” A feasibility study from the Canadian Wood Council illustrates how massive timber products and systems can provide viable and sustainable alternatives for the construction of 10 to 30-story buildings. Canadian Wood Council As our understanding of anthropogenic climate change evolves we […]

Stewardship Group Receives National Award

Each year, the U.S. Forest Service recognizes groups and individuals who significantly improved the health of watersheds across the United States. This year, the Lakeview Stewardship Group has received the “2014 Chief’s Meeting America’s Needs Award” for their forest restoration accomplishments. The Lakeview Stewardship Group was recognized for their inspiration and model in forest conservation […]