old growth http://ijpr.org en Ending Old-Growth Logging http://ijpr.org/post/ending-old-growth-logging <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The most contentious portion of the debate over forest management concerns old-growth timber.&nbsp;</p><p>Can the timber industry be healthy without cutting down ancient trees?&nbsp;</p><p>Scientists, including Dominick DellaSala at Ashland's <a href="http://www.geosinstitute.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Geos Institute,</strong></a> say yes.&nbsp;</p><p>Geos and other organizations just teamed up on a study showing that old-growth logging could be phased out in Alaska's Tongass National Forest in just six years.&nbsp; Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:10:10 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 15410 at http://ijpr.org Ending Old-Growth Logging Rainforests And "Ecosystem Services" From Standing Timber http://ijpr.org/post/rainforests-and-ecosystem-services-standing-timber <p></p><p>Throw another log on the fire of debate over proper use of forests in the region.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Scientists from here and Germany just released a study making the case for the benefits of leaving trees standing.&nbsp;</p><p>Our region is right smack in the middle of a band of temperate rainforests from the Redwoods to Alaska.&nbsp; Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:10:10 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 8747 at http://ijpr.org Rainforests And "Ecosystem Services" From Standing Timber