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A behind-the-scenes eavesdrop on the private discussions about whether to allow forest clearcutting to be rewarded and encouraged under California's cap-and-trade program to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.

Flawed cap and trade
imperils state's forests!


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Verna R. Johnston
1919 – 2014
California naturalist, writer,
and friend of the forests

Click here to read an excerpt from
one of her books and
take action to save the Pacific fisher today. .

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Conservation great Martin Litton, who passed away Sunday was one of the West’s most accomplished and pugnacious conservationists. He was also a long-time Forests Forever Advisory Council member. See:

Introduction to Martin Litton from "River Runners of the Grand Canyon" 1994 from Don Briggs on Vimeo.

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Listen to Director Paul Hughes on KKRN
Forests Forever Executive Director Paul Hughes is special in-studio guest on the "Unspun Show" with host Doug Bennett on KKRN 88.5 FM Community Radio in Round Mountain, Calif. Broadcast in conjunction with the Forum for the Forest conference in Redding held on Feb. 11, 2012. Co-host Dr. Doug Craig, a blogger at Climate of Change as well as a clinical psychologist, makes the connections between logging, corporate influence and climate change.

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Listen to Director Paul Hughes on KPFA
Listen to Forests Forever Executive Director Paul Hughes interviewed on KPFA 94.1 FM discussing the state Air Resources Board's decision to allow forest clearcutting as a means of capping CO2 emissions. Hughes also discusses devastating budget cuts to timber harvest inspections in California.

Our mission: To protect and enhance the forests and wildlife habitat of California through educational, legislative, and electoral activities.

Forests Forever:
Their Ecology, Restoration, and Protection
John J. Berger

from Forests Forever Foundation
and the Center for American Places

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