A new study debunks industry/agency claims of “unprecedented” high-severity wildfires across “overgrown” western forests, revealing how U.S. Forest Service-funded scientists omitted evidence to push a narrative currently being used to justify proposals to log tens of millions of acres of public lands across the west, including 3.5 million acres in Colorado’s Front Range.
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Eco-Integrity Alliance Comments on Buffalo Springs “Restoration” Project
We, the steering committee and membership of Eco-Integrity Alliance, are writing in hopes of urging you to protect and preserve Buffalo Springs in the Hoosier National Forest for the invaluable benefits of carbon sequestration and storage to fight climate change, fish and wildlife habitat, clean air and water, and flooding and erosion control. As youContinue reading “Eco-Integrity Alliance Comments on Buffalo Springs “Restoration” Project”
Wildfire/Forests Letter to the Editor + Commentary in 7 Colorado Newspapers
Logging for “wildfire fuel reduction” on Colorado public lands
Instead of Saving Homes from Wildfire, Colorado’s Congressional Delegation Spends Billions to Log National Forests
U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Senator John Hickenlooper, and Representative Joe Neguse helped spend over $3.3 billion in taxpayer dollars to log national forests, funds that could’ve protected homes from wildfire, according to Eco-Integrity Alliance, a national coalition uniting the environmental movement, with a base in Colorado. Eco-Integrity Alliance has erected a billboard on E. ColfaxContinue reading “Instead of Saving Homes from Wildfire, Colorado’s Congressional Delegation Spends Billions to Log National Forests”