Needed: Coalition for Public Access to Information on National Forests (AKA The People’s Database)

(formerly known as “the People’s Database”) Volunteering for SAF gives me many opportunities for insight and opportunities to compare private and public forests, and regions of the country. Recently, SAF signed on to an effort to get funding for FIA- forest inventory and analysis- which collects information about forests across the US. A couple of …

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Restoration by the Numbers.. What Are They?

One more post before I leave..also if you sent me something to post and I forgot, please email terraveritas@gmail.com and I will get to it after my Solstice break. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ If this article is correct… Forest Service Failing to Create Jobs, Stimulate Economy in Forest Management Practices Crystal Feldman House Natural Resources Committee During the …

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President’s Transparency and Open Government Memo

Given our recent discussions of the People’s Database, CREATE, and federal regulation development procedures, I thought reminding all of the below document would be good. It’s the beginning of the second term. What could we achieve if we put our citizen and agency energies to it? I italicized where it appears that the President called …

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Budget Information For Forests- Do You Like This White River NF Format?

Following our discussion of forest budget figures, I remembered a forest (the White River) which produced an annual report with budget figures. So here it is from 2010. It is on page 9 of the annual report. I extracted it from the annual report and converted to a jpg for the image above. Here is …

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