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A sprawling bill to grant the timber industry's every anti-environmental wish is now moving toward a floor vote in the U.S. House of Representatives. READ MORE...

  • S.B. 50 sends a powerful message that Californians value their public lands and will resist attempts to take them out of public hands and hand them over to extractive industries.

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  • We are now waging a pitched battle to protect America's public lands from what probably is the most anti-environmental government in U.S. history!

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  • A magnificent area of oak woodlands offering stunning views of San Francisco Bay and its surroundings has been saved from development. The Richmond City Council on Tue., Jan. 24, voted unanimously to adopt the Richmond Hills Initiative,

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"Hack and squirt" tree-poisoning

Mendocino Redwood Co. (MRC) has been poisoning millions of hardwoods—primarily tanoak—and leaving them standing in the forest.

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