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Nick Smith

Recent Posts

June 16, 2022
New Mexico Wildfire Draws Heat on Use of Prescribed Fire
On May 20, U.S. Forest Service Chief Randy Moore announced a pause on prescribed fires on National Forest System lands...
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May 10, 2022
What Does Biden’s Executive Order Mean for “Old and Mature” Forests?
On Earth Day, President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order recognizing the role that federal forests play “in...
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April 19, 2022
Locking Up Forests For Carbon Storage Not So Clear Cut
Of the 193 million acres of National Forest System (NFS) lands, less than half (45 percent) are unreserved and...
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March 01, 2022
Two Views: Logging and Carbon
Our friends at Healthy Forests Healthy Communities were recently asked about a guest opinion that appeared in the East...
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January 19, 2022
‘Strategic Forest Reserves’ the Wrong Strategy for Climate Change
There’s no question western forests have an important role to play in addressing climate change. Healthy forests can...
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January 05, 2022
Wildfires and Climate Change: What Can Be Done After the Fire?
It is estimated the average tree takes in 1.5 pounds of carbon dioxide and gives off roughly a pound of oxygen for...
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November 11, 2021
Clock is Ticking on Disastrous Spotted Owl Policy
Regular readers of our blog don’t need a reminder that the 1990 listing of the Northern Spotted Owl had a disastrous...
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October 06, 2021
Congress Proposes Billions in New Forest Spending – With Strings Attached
This year, U.S. Forest Service-protected lands account for more than half of acres burned. Chief Randy Moore recently...
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September 03, 2021
Why Wildfire Solutions Require More Than Money
In July alone, wildfires burning across the Western US emitted enough carbon dioxide to wipe out more than half of the...
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August 05, 2021
Logging and Thinning Help to Reduce Catastrophic Wildfire Risks
Active forest management, such as logging trees and replanting or thinning forests, is a good way to reduce the risk of...
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June 08, 2021
Lawmakers Get a Wake Up Call on Wildfires. Will They Listen?
So far, we’ve seen major forest fires from Wisconsin to New Jersey. An active fire on New Mexico’s Lincoln National...
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April 27, 2021
Record Lumber Prices Present Opportunity, and Risk, for Domestic Industry
With lumber prices reaching record highs, the time is now to make a case for our domestic forest products industry.
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February 23, 2021
What Does President Biden’s 30×30 Order Aim to Protect?
President Joe Biden signed an executive order setting a goal of protecting 30 percent of all US lands and waters by...
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December 15, 2020
Severe Fires Are Taking a Toll on Our Forests, Wildlife
Annual land area burned by severe wildfires in the western United States has grown eight times larger in less than four...
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October 28, 2020
Another Bad Wildfire Year for National Forests
This post appears courtesy of guest blogger Nick Smith, who is Executive Director of Healthy Forests, Healthy...
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June 17, 2020
NEPA 101: Navigating the National Environmental Policy Act Process
This post appears courtesy of guest blogger Nick Smith, who is Executive Director of Healthy Forests, Healthy...
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April 06, 2020
Forestry: Meeting Essential Needs During a Global Pandemic
This post appears courtesy of guest blogger Nick Smith, who is Executive Director of Healthy Forests, Healthy...
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