More on Forestry
October 10, 2018 In The News
A fight over Republican-backed measures to mitigate wildfires is contributing to a delay in passage of the 2018 farm bill.
October 4, 2018 Press Release
Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following joint statement regarding the Senate’s delay in finalizing the 2018 Farm Bill.
September 12, 2018 Press Release
The House on Wednesday (September 12) passed H.R. 5923, the Walnut Grove Land Exchange Act, sponsored by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04).
June 7, 2018 Press Release
The House Subcommittee on Federal Lands today (June 7) heard from Interim Chief Vicki Christiansen at a hearing entitled, “Wildfire Risk, Forest Health, and Associated Management Priorities of the U.S. Forest Service.”
May 15, 2018 Video
The last several wildfire seasons have resulted in devastation in states across the Western and Southeastern United States.
April 24, 2018 Press Release
On Monday (April 23), the Environmental Protection Agency declared forest biomass energy as carbon neutral, effective immediately.
December 7, 2017 Video
The House passed this bill on November 1, following a record wildfire season with millions of acres going up in smoke and ash.
November 28, 2017 Video
The wildfire threat is increasing across Arkansas.
November 8, 2017 Blog Post
Upon passage, several groups came out in support of the legislation.
November 1, 2017 Press Release
Introduced by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), the bipartisan bill provides protection to federal forests and grasslands by implementing scientifically-backed (or proven), proactive management standards intended to lessen the threat of wildfires and other risks.