Ted Williams's Blog Archive 2014

Major river protection package advances in Congress

Washington – Seven rivers in five states are one step closer to permanent Wild and Scenic protection thanks to a package of bills that the House of Representatives approved today. It is the first time in five years that the House has advanced Wild and Scenic River legislation. The House also approved additional provisions to protect rivers in Colorado and Montana.

HARD CHANCE: Tree Farming in Troubled Times by Peter Pfeiffer [Excerpt]

Hard Chance: Tree Farming in Troubled Times is a passionate ode to the endangered art of sustainable tree farming by a man who made it not only a career, but a way of life. Peter’s keen insight into the economic, natural, and social forces threatening his beloved industry makes this treatise a bible for any would-be tree farmer.

With Lawsuit Pending, Feds Cancel Idaho Predator-killing Derby

BOISE, Idaho —In response to a lawsuit from conservation groups, the Bureau of Land Management has decided to cancel a permit allowing an anti-wolf organization to conduct a “predator derby” on more than 3 million acres of public lands near Salmon, Idaho.