Forest Protection in the Trump era
A new essay explores the current threats to our national forests as the Trump administration and new Congress attempt to reduce environmental protections and increase logging.
Never Forget the Steller’s Sea Cow
2018 was the 250th anniversary of the extinction of the Steller’s sea cow. We should never forget this remarkable creature and we can honor its memory by working to prevent future extinctions.
Discovering new life in forests after fire
Conifer forests in the western U.S. are home to a special type of habitat known as “snag forests” that contain some of the highest levels of animal and plant diversity and abundance of any forest type. These important places are created when patches of intense, high-severity fire occur within larger wildfires.