Advocacy

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Tell your members of Congress to support the Resilient Federal Forests Act (HR 2936)

The Resilient Federal Forests Act gives the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management policy and legal tools to increase the pace and scale of active forest management on federal lands. The legislation pairs a responsible budget fix with targeted forest management reforms to dramatically improve the health and resiliency of our nation’s forests and rangelands (Read More)

 

Tell your members of Congress to support the Future Logging Careers Act (HR 1454 and S. 655)

The Future Logging Careers Act (HR 1454 and S. 655) extends an existing agricultural exemption– now enjoyed by family farmers and ranchers– to enable family-owned logging businesses to train their sixteen- and seventeen-year-old sons and daughters in mechanized timber harvesting. The exemption would ensure that the next generation of mechanized timber harvesters can gain the needed on-the-ground training and experience under the close supervision of their parents who have a vested interest in their children’s safety and in passing down the profession to the next generation. (Read More)