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Latest News

This section provides the latest information from WFLC member states and territories, as well as links to recent press releases and news mentions. 

If you are looking for WFLC publications, please visit the Resources section. 

For media inquiries, please contact: 

Sara Goodwin, Director of Communications
303-893-0359
sgoodwin@westernforesters.org

News Releases

Latest Blog Posts

The 2017 fire season is continuing the trend of the last number of years that has led many to suggest we are in a ‘new normal’ for wildland fire: fires igniting with a higher frequency, burning with a greater intensity, and covering larger areas.

The Pacific Islands Forestry Committee (PIFC) recently released a series of videos detailing more about its committee membership, highlighting the Territory of Guam, and discussing the key issue areas of the Pacific Islands. 

Take a look at what's happening in western USDA Forest Service regions this July.

Take a look at what's happening in western USDA Forest Service regions this June.

This month, we are pleased to feature Sherry Hazelhurst, Director of State & Private Forestry, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region (Region 5).  

Jonathan Hayden is joining the WFLC team in July for a five-month detail through the National Forest Service’s Presidential Management Fellowship program.

Take a look at what's happening in western USDA Forest Service regions this May.

Take a look at what's happening in western USDA Forest Service regions this April.

Executive Director Caitlyn Pollihan has announced that she will be transitioning into a new position as Executive Director for the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).

This month, we are pleased to feature Western Forestry Leadership Coalition (WFLC) Member, John Phipps, Station Director for the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station.

We invite you to meet Nora Rasure, WFLC member and Regional Forester for the USDA Forest Service Intermountain Region. 

The WFLC Pacific Islands Forestry Committee (PIFC) met in October at the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station’s Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry (IPIF) in Hilo, Hawaii.

The new Western Forestry Leadership Coalition (WFLC) website was recently launched and is accessible at www.thewflc.org.