Earth Day and Arbor Day 2020: More Than a Day

Earth Day and Arbor Day 2020: More Than a Day

The Earth Needs More Trees? We Grow Trees! Fifty years after the first Earth Day, and 148 years after the start of Arbor Day – we all have come to see the importance of trees and forests for ensuring the health and well-being of the earth and ourselves. As the world...
Progress Toward Regulatory Certainty

Progress Toward Regulatory Certainty

Recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the Service) announced decisions for two species that have been the subject of intense advocacy on the part of FLA for many years: the black pinesnake and the Louisiana pinesnake. Louisiana Pinesnake Final Rules Released...
Families First Coronavirus Response Act, what you need to know

Families First Coronavirus Response Act, what you need to know

Last week President Trump signed the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” into law. The provisions of the bill will go into effect on April 2nd. This legislation is designed to protect families and workers hit by the spreading coronavirus. Included in the package...
Congressman Westerman Introduces Trillion Trees Act

Congressman Westerman Introduces Trillion Trees Act

On February 12, 2020, Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) introduced the Trillion Trees Act as part of the Republicans’ approach to boost America’s sequestration of carbon and other greenhouse gases. Here is what you need to know about the bill. As Stated in...
FLA Applauds Skipwith Confirmation for USFWS Director

FLA Applauds Skipwith Confirmation for USFWS Director

Forest Landowners Association (FLA) applauds the confirmation of Aurelia Skipwith as Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This is a crucial position for understanding how complex wildlife issues impact the public sector, and her placement comes with support...