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…


Seven Myths About Forest Fires

Seven Myths about Forest Fires By Thomas M. Bonnicksen, Ph.D.* The debate over how to protect against wildfires and restore health to our forests , especially in the western United States , is probably the most important ecological debate of our time. Yet like so many important issues , the debate is fraught with misinformation.…


Climate Change, Forestry, and Wildfire

Climate Change, Forestry, and Wildfire By Dr. Thomas M. Bonnicksen, Professor Emeritus Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas A&M University We live in an ice age caused by never ending climate change. You may find this surprising because most people think our climate is supposed to be stable and warm. Ice ages are just…