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ACL NEWS

Protect Multiple Uses of Our National Forests, Support Bipartisan Action on ‘Cottonwood’

A bipartisan group of federal lawmakers have introduced legislation to address the so-called “Cottonwood” case, which is bringing desperately-needed forest projects to a halt.  If it’s not fixed, the decision will threaten jobs, recreation and a variety of forest activities. Forestry associations and wildlife groups are calling for action. Here’s why, and here’s how you…

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Request for Proposal for Tree Mortality Work in Amador County (“MITIGATION PROJECT #2”) DEADLINE MAY 18, 2017

A NEW message from Amador County regarding a SECOND Tree Mortality Mitigation Project  — TREE MORTALITY MITIGATION PROJECT #2…..PROJECT #1 has evidently been won by a contractor,  this is a new proposal (PLEASE NOTE DEADLINE:  May 18, 2017.  Please call 209-223-6375 for RFP packages and information on Attachments described below): COUNTY OF AMADOR INVITATION TO BID…

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Special “Additional” ACL First Aid/CPR Class: Saturday May 6 in Sonora

Due to ACL member requests,  a special “additional” Associated California Loggers First Aid/CPR Class(apart from earlier classes given at the Sierra Cascade Logging Conference and the Redwood Region Logging Conferenec)  will be given by ACL Safety Director Don Milani next month in Sonora. WHAT:               First Aid/CPR Class WHEN:               Saturday, May 6, 2017 WHERE:             Mother Lode…

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Take Action: Reverse the Cottonwood Decision

From our partners at Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities: The so-called “Cottonwood” case is bringing desperately-needed forest projects to a halt. If it’s not fixed, the decision will threaten rural jobs, recreation and a variety of forest activities. A bipartisan effort in Congress is underway to reverse this disastrous decision. We need your help to pass it! Last Fall…

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Associated California Loggers Contracts with John Quidachay as “Timber Specialist” to Represent You in US Forests and on Federal Issues.

Using special voluntary donations raised by ACL members via the “Resource Availability Fund”(RAF)  ,  Associated California Loggers has placed John Quidachay on a one-year contract to represent our interests regionally and locally with the US Forest Service and to advise on federal issues.   John has 35 years of forest management experience, including work with…

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JGAC: White Paper on America’s Forest Health Crisis

The Joint Governmental Affairs Committee- consisting of Associated California Loggers, Loggers Association of Northern California and the Sierra-Cascade Logging Conference- sent a white paper on America’s Forest Health Crisis to President Donald Trump with the important message that making America’s forests great again will play a key role in making America great again. This first white…

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NBC Bay Area News Investigates CARB Rules, Diesel Filter Truck Fires

Associated California Loggers has joined the Alliance for California Business in challenging state rules requiring diesel particulate filters. The coalition has filed a lawsuit (Click here to download the complaint) in Sacramento County against the California Air Resources Board for the second time, alleging diesel particulate filters are causing dangerous truck fires that are threatening public…

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