Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions

Twenty Years Into the Northwest Forest Plan

Twenty years after the Northwest Forest Plan was adopted, a new set of reports have been released that analyze the effectiveness of the Plan. The reports, which focus on the last five years, are available at:

Also see the following articles for a summary of the reports' findings:

'A 20-Year Update on Northwest Forest Plan'

'After 2 Decades, Northern Spotted Owl Numbers Not Only Falling, But Also at a Faster Rate'

'Where Things Stand For Northwest Forests Under the Clinton Plan'