Public Forests Should be Carbon Reserves

One of the biggest impacts resulting from logging our forests that is largely ignored by public land management agencies is the contribution that timber harvest makes to Green House Gas (GHG) emissions. Increasingly it is clear that the greatest value of our public forests might be to end all thinning/logging and protect them as carbon …

Boston fails in promise to plant 100,000 trees

Not only is Boston failing to plant new trees, but it is cutting down old trees. Even worse, the state is cutting down forests on public lands across Massachusetts, helping to fuel climate change. This shortsighted and destructive program needs to be halted.