National Forest Service http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Sen. Barrasso's Timber Bill Unpopular With Environmentalists And Foresters http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/sen-barrassos-timber-bill-unpopular-environmentalists-and-foresters <p>Wyoming Republican John Barrasso is leading a fight in the U.S. Senate to change regulations on timber harvesting in national forests. Matt Laslo reports from Washington that environmentalists and foresters are suspicious of his idea.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:15:19 +0000 Matt Laslo 54593 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Sen. Barrasso's Timber Bill Unpopular With Environmentalists And Foresters Forest Service Proposes New Planning Rule http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/forest-service-proposes-new-planning-rule <p>TheU.S. Forest Service has proposed a new national planning rule, which would govern how individual forests around the country draw up land management plans.</p><p>Under the current rule, forests draw up new management plans every 15 years. With the new system, they would re-assess and tweak their plans on an ongoing basis.</p> Fri, 25 Nov 2011 18:06:34 +0000 Willow Belden 15563 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Forest Service Proposes New Planning Rule