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WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing updates to antiquated regulations governing administration of timber sales and protest of forest management decisions, which haven’t been revised in more than 35 years, according to a news release.

WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Land Management today announced a proposal to establish a new categorical exclusion (CX) under the National Environmental Policy Act, which would streamline the agency’s review of routine timber salvage projects and operations, according to a news release.

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced it will extend deadlines for project proposal submissions to May 29 for On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials and the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Alternative Funding Arrangements (AFAs). Originally deadlines…

A public hearing will be held by Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) at the Walker Range office on Thursday, April 23 at 1:30 p.m. to collect public comments about the proposed budget for the forest protection district, according to a news release.

The Klamath Project Drought Response Agency (KPDRA) is accepting applications for 2020 drought relief programs to provide financial incentives and/or relief to local farmers who normally receive surface water through the Klamath Project from Upper Klamath Lake or the Klamath River, according…

A federal judge has approved a proposal to withdraw a legal action that could have potentially sent an additional 50,000 acre-feet of Upper Klamath Lake downstream, avoiding a potential “worst-case” scenario for local irrigators, according to a news release.

It was nice to see the increased public appreciation surrounding 2020 National Agriculture Day last Tuesday. Increasingly, it seems like the average consumer believes that affordable, safe food magically appears on the shelves of the grocery store. Many Americans likely do not realize that t…