4FRI

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The U.S. Forest Service has abruptly canceled its contract process for the second phase of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative. It throws the next steps of the large-scale thinning project into a state of uncertainty. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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A sawmill company in Arizona has announced plans to convert a former paper plant near Flagstaff into a new sawmill facility, bolstering forest restoration efforts in northern Arizona. 

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The main architect of northern Arizona’s Four Forest Restoration Initiative is set to retire later this month. Wally Covington, a forestry professor at Northern Arizona University, has been a pioneer of modern forest management for more than five decades. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Forest Service Seeks Bids To Thin Dense Stands Of Trees

Sep 17, 2019
gohunt.com

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking proposals to remove dense stands of trees in a wide swath of Arizona to help prevent wildfires.