Environmentalists point to recent reports that USFS logging operations lost $234 million in 1995 as proof that its current method of subsidizing timber extraction isn't working.
Mitch Friedman, NWEA executive director, sees the petition as a way of "exposing the soft underbelly of USFS.
Scene III: Northwest Forestry Association lobbyist Ross Mickey, a defector from 10 years with USFS, emerges from his station wagon at a snow park in the Deschutes National Forest near Sisters, Oregon.
The USFS was founded in 1905 to manage the national forests set up under outdoor enthusiast Theodore Roosevelt.
is the first hotel company to receive the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers Fair Franchising Seal.
Jackie Canterbury, a wildlife biologist and Tongass specialist for USFS until 1995, scoffs at the idea that clearcuts can replace the functions of a forest thousands of years old.
In 1995, however, the USFS redefined the old categories, and now it says that 45 percent of the forest is old growth.
users of BK Radio products will also be able to take advantage of the Company's unique EarthLoc product that offers positioning and tracking capabilities.
COM's RFP Express(SM) service, USFS properties can rapidly respond, via a user-friendly Internet interface, to Requests for Proposals ("RFPs") submitted by corporate and travel management company users.
We are continuing to see strong user acceptance for the RFP Express(SM) service driven by five core user groups corporate users, travel management companies (travel agencies), property managers such as USFS, property chains such as Adam's Mark Hotels, and individual hotels and motels wanting to reduce costs and improve operations," said Robert Steiner, EVP Marketing for IXATA.
The new business relationship with USFS
is a direct result of our recently-formed national accounts program which offers multi-location companies like USFS
a comprehensive combination of quality products; installation and maintenance by our top dealers; and the convenience of single-point-of-contact administration.
Three new prototypes for the Hawthorn Suites product are under development by the USFS
Design and Construction team.