Stay informed with this week’s roundup of industry news!

CONIFER CATASTROPHE: Hotter and drier conditions are destroying the ability of many Western conifer forests to spring back after wildfires, a new study has found. Read MORE

WRANGLING WITH WOTUS: The White House is formally threatening to veto a Republican resolution to undo President Joe Biden’s rule to clarify the Clean Water Act’s reach. Read MORE

FUTURE OF FORESTS: U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) introduced bipartisan legislation to convene a federal advisory panel tasked with making recommendations to secure the health of America’s forests. Read MORE

TIMBER TIME: The world’s oldest building material is making a comeback. Read MORE

GRIZZLY DELISTING: New legislation from Congresswoman Harriet Hageman (R-Wyoming) could direct U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland to remove the Yellowstone area’s grizzly bears from the federal endangered species list. Read MORE

THINNING SPOKANE: Fire officials are working together to thin at least 1,000 acres of urban forest in and around the city of Spokane. Read MORE