Posts Tagged ‘Forest health’

History Of Wildfire Management In Western U.S. Could Provide Model For Future

With wildfire season officially here, forest managers are taking advantage of a wet spring to conduct prescribed burns, thinning fuel that’s lead to so-called “megafires” in the Western U.S. Implementing less reactive forest management tools is essential in reducing fire severity and takes us back to a time prior to 1910 of more proactive approaches,…

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Legislature Passes, Gov. Signs Net Neutrality Rules Following FCC Repeal

Setting up a likely legal fight with the Trump administration, Washington has become the first state to enact its own net-neutrality rules. The Federal Communications Commission voted in December to gut requirements meant to prevent broadband companies such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon from exercising more control over what people watch and see on the…

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2018 Session: Senator Brad Hawkins Talks Local Projects In Supplemental Budgets, Sponsored Bills, Public Records Act

12th District Senator Brad Hawkins joins Dan Langager every Tuesday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2018 legislative session in Olympia. Today Hawkins talks about the three supplemental budgets passed by the Senate this week – operating, capital, transportation, how to spend extra revenues and increase teacher pay, whether bills he’s sponsored in the Senate…

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