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Prescribed burn planned for north of Black Lake, New Mexico on New Mexico State Land Office managed lands

The Forest Stewards Guild is preparing for a prescribed burn in October of Ponderosa pine and dry mixed conifer forests north of Black Lake, New Mexico on New Mexico State Land Office managed lands. Funded by the USDA Forest Service Collaborative Forest Restoration Program (CFRP), the project will restore the health of the Upper Coyote Creek watershed by reducing the risk of large high intensity wildfires and improving soil, understory diversity, and hydrological conditions. The area to be burned has already been thinned and heavy fuels have been removed.

Forest Stewards Guild releases new guidelines for the sustainable harvest of forest biomass in the Pacific Northwest

The Forest Stewards Guild's new guidelines for sustainable harvest of forest biomass in the Northwest detail how to produce renewable energy from the region's forests while still protecting them for future generations.Developing domestic, renewable sources of energy is a national priority, and in the Northwest, forest biomass is a potential source of renewable energy and fuel that also supports local economies.

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