Webcast Rescheduled for Tomorrow. Tom Yulsman at CSTPR on State of the Media

Here’s the link. If you aren’t available at 12 MT, it will be recorded. Here’s Tom Yulsman’s website.. CSTPR Noontime Seminar: State of the Media, and Implications for Climate Change Coverage CSTPR Noontime Seminar Fall 2012 Series Thursdays 12:00 – 1:00 PM The Communications-Policy Nexus Media, messages, and decision making ******** NOTICE: THE NOONTIME SEMINAR …

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State of the Media, and Implications for Climate Change Coverage:Rescheduled

UPDATE: THIS HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED, I WILL LET YOU KNOW WHAT DATE WHEN I KNOW The Center for Science and Technology Policy Research at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is having a seminar that will be webcast, which is neat (IMHO) both in terms of saving parking and carbon, and it can reach folks across …

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Telling The Forest Service Side of the Story: Lookout Mountain Project

This is an example of the FS getting its side of the story out there. Good on them and to KTVZ for publishing it here. Here’s a quote from the FS side: The EXF Thinning, Fuels Reduction and Research Project is a collaborative effort between the Deschutes National Forest and the Pacific Northwest Research Station, …

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Presentation on NCFP Blog at the Society of American Foresters Convention

Here is a link to my powerpoint. Note that this was my first presentation as a retiree, so I now realize could have spent more time developing templates, cartoons and photos. Jay O’Laughlin’s presentation, in particular, gave me something to strive for.. Most of this regular readers are familiar with.  I’d like to discuss in …

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Track Rock Gap- What’s Up With That?

You may have read the Examiner stories (under “Crime and Corruption”). Links to those stories can be found in the below story. This is from Indian Country Today media network. In July, another Examiner article ran that claimed the Forest Service knocked down more than one hundred trees and blocked the primary trail without the …

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The McClatchy Take on the Planning Rule

I saw this earlier this week in a Louisville paper. It’s hard for me to criticize newspapers when the whole news business is in such poor shape. I know from experience it’s easier to criticize others, than to produce carefully checked documents on a short time-frame. But it’s still of interest to compare the different …

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Plan for Plans; Rule for Rules

I really liked the “plain Englishness” of this story by Orlando Montoya of Georgia Public Broadcasting. Forest Land Plans Could Change By Orlando Montoya ATLANTA, Ga. — Controlled burns are just one of many issues addressed in a proposed rule change in the National Forest Service. (photo Chattahoochee-Oconoee National Forest) National Forest Service officials are …

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Missoulian Story on Planning Rule Public Meeting

Somehow I missed this one earlier. Here’s the introduction: It’s a little like changing the shape of the strike zone in baseball, or the allowable deductions on your income tax form. A proposed planning rule for all U.S. Forest Service activity is both deeply wonky and game-changing. The draft rule spreads fine print from page …

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NY Times Editors Need New Nemesis

Here’s the link and here’s what is says about the planning rule: The other piece of news is more complicated. Last month, the Agriculture Department proposed long-awaited forest-planning rules. The rules, mandated by 1976 National Forest Management Act, are supposed to guide forest managers as they decide which parts can be logged and which should …

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