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Northwest Forest Plan at 20

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The celebrations have been, shall we say, somewhat muted. This week marks the 20th anniversary of the official adoption of the famed document known as the Northwest Forest Plan, the climax of the great and, we thought, everlasting environmental and economic conflict over the sale of publicly owned trees for financial gain. The great compromise declared an end to the timber wars by placing 85 percent of the region’s federal timber off-limits to commercial logging. At least, it was called…

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