Wild and Scenic Film Festival September 20, 2012 at Chatom Vineyards (Wine, Farm fresh food and Films!) Please visit www.sierrafilmfest.org for reservations and film information.
In the last few months several major companies announced they are choosing only Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified wood products to sell in their retail outlets.
Other less stringent certifications, identified as “greenwashing” by environmental organizations, allow clear cutting timber and other actions harmful to habitat and watersheds.
Those practices are unacceptable to achieve FSC certification.The organization’s standard for “green” products were developed by scientists independent of large timber corporations.
Companies and consumers that want wood products produced in an environmentally sound manner will not buy wood products from logging corporations that devastate habitat, watersheds, climate and wildlife. That means wood products from companies like Sierra Pacific Industry (SPI) no longer will be purchased by these corporations. Continue reading
We hope you like what we’ve done with the new Ebbetts Pass Forest Watch website! There are several features that we would like to bring to your attention: We have a new blog, under the Forest Watchers Blog menu item. … Continue reading