DENVER — Nevada State Forester Pete Anderson was selected this month to serve as co-leader of the Western Forestry Leadership Coalition (WFLC), an organization that promotes science-based forest management.
“The WFLC is a critically important partnership, one that acknowledges our issues across boundaries and landscapes,” Anderson said.
Anderson also leads the Council of Western State Foresters. Established in 1988, the Council of Western State Foresters is a nonpartisan organization of state, territorial, and commonwealth foresters of the western US and Pacific Islands.
The CWSF works closely with the WFLC, which has its origins in the USFS State and Private Forestry Programs that provide technical and financial assistance to landowners and resource managers to help sustain the nation’s private and public forests and protect communities and the environment from devastating wildland fires. Read the rest of this entry »