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The largest unprotected ancient Douglas-fir forests in California could be cut down at any time. Your calls and emails are needed immediately to save these irreplaceable primary forest stands! READ MORE...

  • Green Diamond Resource Company has filed a Timber Harvesting Plan (THP) to begin clearcutting in crucial endangered species habitat. Green Diamond is one of the largest timber companies in California, with holdings of over 400,000 acres on the North Coast.

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  • Our National Forests cover almost 2 million acres across the U.S. They are crucial to help slow climate change, provide us with clean drinking water, preserve vital habitat for fish and wildlife and give us places to explore, exercise and rejuvenate.

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  • Have you ever heard of an agarikon?
    Neither had we.
    And if you thought that was a typo and "unicorn" was intended, well you actually wouldn't be too far off the mark. Agarikon isn't mythical but it might as well be as it is extremely rare. It's a fungus that grows to about the size and shape of a beehive and is found primarily in ancient Douglas-fir forests.

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Listen to Forests Forever Executive Director, Paul Hughes, on KPFA Terra Verde

Forests Forever Executive Director Paul Hughes on Terra Verde on Jan. 6, 2017— A weekly public affairs show that delivers news and views about the most critical environmental issues across California and globally.

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Listen to Forests Forever Advocate Richard Ginger on KMUD

KMUD Monday Morning Magazine with Forests Forever Advocate Richard Gienger broadcast June 29, 2015.

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  • Forests central to cap-and-trade— California’s landmark law to limit greenhouse-gas emissions, A.B. 32, is now being implemented as the state's Air Resources Board (ARB) puts in place rules and procedures (“protocols”) to meet the law's objectives.

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  • Writer Peter Berg and ecologist Raymond Dasmann, both affiliated with the San Francisco environmental organization Planet Drum Foundation, popularized the term "bioregion" in the 1970s.

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  • President George H. W. Bush said of the sequoias now in Giant Sequoia National Monument, "We should treat them like a great cathedral." President Bill Clinton established Giant Sequoia National Monument by presidential proclamation in 2000

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Our mission: To protect and enhance the forests and wildlife habitat of California through educational, legislative, and electoral activities.

Forests Forever:
Their Ecology, Restoration, and Protection
John J. Berger

from Forests Forever Foundation
and the Center for American Places