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The Clinton Administration"s forest plan for the Pacific Northwest

The Clinton Administration"s forest plan for the Pacific Northwest

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry -- Northwest, Pacific,
  • Forest management -- Northwest, Pacific

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoss W. Gorte.
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1993, 93-664 ENR.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17743764M
    OCLC/WorldCa31197800

    For over 20 years, old-growth and other forests on U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands (excluding wilderness and other protected areas) in western Washington, western Oregon, and northwestern California have been governed by the Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP), a Clinton-era agreement that has been hailed as one of. The Clinton administration hoped that about 1 million board feet could be cut annually, but that hasn't happened in 20 years. Logging continues on state and private lands.

    Get this from a library! Northwest forest plan: hearing before the Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, on the administration's Northwest forest plan, Septem [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The Plan is also too dependent on under-funded, but necessary, restoration and monitoring efforts. And the Plan expects an unattainable amount of timber production from public land. The Northwest Forest Plan left the agencies with enough discretion that the Bush administration was able to change the rules and increase logging of valuable forests.

    The Northwest Forest Plan was hashed out by the Clinton administration at countless meetings with competing stakeholders and adopted in Though seemingly unpopular with everyone, the plan.   A Federal judge today approved the Clinton Administration's much-disputed plan for logging in the Pacific Northwest forest that is home to the spotted owl and other imperiled species.


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The Clinton Administration"s forest plan for the Pacific Northwest Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The Clinton Administration's forest plan for the Pacific Northwest. [Ross W Gorte; Library of Congress.

Congressional Research Service.]. Management of the public forest lands in the Pacific Northwest is in crisis, caught between ecological and economic values, and the people who hold them. Recognizing this, presidential candidate Bill Clinton pledged in to hold a “timber summit”; early in his by: The Clinton Forest Plan This article orignially appeared in Z Magazine, April After nearly a year of back room deals, political arm-twisting and viciously polarized debate, the Clinton administration has released the final details of its long-awaited plan for the ancient forests of the Pacific Northwest.

Administration's forest ecosystem management plan for the Pacific Northwest joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Specialty Crops and Natural Resources of the Committee on Agriculture, and the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands of the Committee on Natural Resources, and the Subcommittee on Environment and Natural Resources of the Committee Pages: Administration's forest ecosystem management plan for the Pacific Northwest: joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Specialty Crops and Natural Resources of the Committee on Agriculture, and the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands of the Committee on Natural Resources, and the Subcommittee on Environment and Natural Resources of the Committee on Merchant Marine and.

Dietrich wrote this book when the controversy over the Northern spotted owl in old-growth forests was at its height. The policy debate was resolved in earlyas one of the first major acts of the Clinton administration. Because this book was published init misses the end of its own by: For far too long, the Pacific Northwest and northern California were deadlocked in an emotional, polarizing debate over how to manage the region's federal forest lands.

It was a dilemma that previous administrations failed to address, a problem that President Clinton inherited, and one that he. Sunday marks the 20th anniversary of the Northwest Forest Plan, the Clinton administration document designed to save Northern spotted owls, marbled murrelets, wild salmon and the many other Author: Daniel Jack Chasan.

Administration's forest ecosystem management plan for the Pacific Northwest: joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Specialty Crops and Natural Resources of the Committee on Agriculture, and the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands of the Committee on Natural Resources, and the Subcommittee on Environment and Natural Resources of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Pages: Inthe comprehensive Northwest Forest Plan ('the Plan') was initiated to end the impasse over management of federal forest land in the Pacific Northwest within the range of the northern spotted owl.

The Plan Record of Decision and Standards and Guidelines used an innovative approach based on ecosystem and watershed management. Implementation of the President's forest plan for the Pacific Northwest: oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and One Hundred Fourth Congress, second session [United States.

Congress. House. Committe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Implementation of the President's forest plan for the Pacific Northwest: oversight hearing before the Format: Paperback.

The Northwest Forest Plan marked an important policy shift, but it did not end the struggles over the region's forests. Several Pacific Northwest runs of cutthroat trout and coho, sockeye, and chinook salmon were listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act in This Record of Decision is the culmination of an unprecedented effort in public land management.

On April 2,President Clinton convened the Forest Conference in Portland, Oregon to address the human and environmental needs served by the federal forests of the Pacific northwest and northern California. The President, Vice-President and.

The Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP) is an ecosystem management plan for federal forest lands in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. It was implemented, in part, to conserve. and restore old-growth and late-successional forests that would contribute to the conserva-tion and recovery of threatened species including the marbled murrelet.

Together, we are working to fulfill President Clinton's mandate to produce a plan to break the gridlock over federal forest management that has created so much confusion and controversy in the Pacific Northwest and northern California.

President Clinton's forest plan is an attempt to resolve the continuing controversy over forest management in the Pacific Northwest. Because of the longstanding polarization of interests, it is virtually impossible to craft a plan that would be widely accepted. Members of the Clinton cabinet continued to brief reporters on the details of the Clinton administration’s policy concerning forests of the Pacific Northwest after President Clinton.

Document Center Northwest Forest Plan: Authoritative Documents. Last content revision 12/24/ The Northwest Forest Plan is a complex set of policies, decisions, standards and guidelines.

No single source contains the plan in its entirety, but the following list includes the most important documents. Management of the public forest lands in the Pacific Northwest is in crisis, caught between ecological and economic values, and the people who hold them.

Recognizing this, presidential candidate Bill Clinton pledged in to hold a “timber summit”; early in his administration. The president honored that promise, chairing, along with Vice President Gore and four cabinet members, a day Cited by: The Forest Service is now beginning the process of updating the Northwest Forest Plan.

Officials are expected to release the year status report early this summer, which will recommend. President Clinton, Vice President Gore and members of the Clinton cabinet spoke in a news conference to announce the introduction of the Clinton administration’s policies concerning the forests.The Northwest Forest Plan.

The Administration responded with a strategy which embraced in its totality the viability regulation as interpreted by the Ninth Circuit, dividing the National Forests and the BLM forested lands into reserves from which all harvesting except thinning necessary to maintain old growth characteristics would be excluded.First, there is a long history of research on forest-community relationships, which may concern the community impacts of various government policies from sustained yield to the Northwest Forest Plan to new service contracting mechanisms (e.g., Charnley et al., ; Daniels et al., ; Moseley and Toth, ), but this does not necessarily Author: Emily Jane Davis, Reem Hajjar, Susan Charnley, Cassandra Moseley, Kendra Wendel, Meredith Jacobson.