Media Coverage

Editorial: Easement has a little something for everybody

Every once in a while every one of us should take the time to stop and look around. It’s so easy to get used to being surrounded by lush forests (even in the drought) and majestic volcanoes, that we sometimes forget what an important part those resources play in our lives.

Bonnie Tells Scientists: Light the Way to Better Forest Management.

Confronting climate change will be substantially cheaper and easier if we conserve forests, and the key to that is expert knowledge and science, Undersecretary of Natural Resources and the Environment Robert Bonnie told thousands of attendees at the recent 24th World Congress of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations in Salt Lake City, Utah.

UCS Schwarzenegger Institute: Lessons from California

In our unwavering battle against global climate change, we are fortunate to claim some of today’s most innovative and pioneering leaders as fighting on our team. Among them are Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor Jerry Brown, California Senator Kevin De Leon, Mary Nichols, Dr. R.K. Pachauri, Lisa Jackson and Ed Begley Jr.

California Bountiful: Timekeepers of timber

To wander around the buildings that comprise Phillips Brothers Mill in Oak Run is akin to time travel. The mountain air is alive with pops, squeals, whistles and hums. Yesteryear’s structures and equipment, and the surrounding natural forest, ooze history. The mill’s story begins with generations gone by, but it also speaks to present and future.

VIDEO: A Tribute to Kingsbury Browne

On the occasion of the Land Trust Alliance annual conference in September 2014, the Lincoln Institute produced a short film commemorating the life and career of Kingsbury Browne, who brought together conservation leaders at the Lincoln Institute in 1981, leading to the formation of the Land Trust Alliance.

Mercury News editorial: McClintock’s Yosemite blunder needs correcting

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock was a tea party kind of guy before there was a tea party. He has been pandering to the extreme right and blowing off his constituents — who are mere Republicans — by failing to get behind a 1,575 acre expansion of Yosemite National Park in Mariposa County.

Big Trees: Old-growth gurus talk about growing forests for the future

About 70 forest lovers and tree studiers gathered recently up at Humboldt State University to listen to two “gurus” of the old growth forest realm engage in a discussion about how forest stewardship can promote old-growth functions that benefit “climate, wildlife, water, and a sustained resource economy,” as the Pacific Forest Trust’s invitation to the lecture said.

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