Resolving differences is what collaboration is all about. It’s time to move beyond the extremes that have controlled the forest debate since the 1980s and reinvest in the land and in the people who can best care for it.
Collaboratives take time, patience and a shared understanding that conservation and active forest management are not mutually exclusive goals.
Sawmills are vital to forest collaboration and restoration, healthy landscapes, and a productive self- sustaining community.
Elk habitat is changing due to poor forest management, disease, wolf predation, wildfire and climate change.