Brent Davies, Ecotrust
Sen. Ron Wyden has taken a positive step toward reimagining how we manage our forests.
Nearly everyone agrees that too many of our federal forests have been intensely managed and then abandoned, without restoring natural conditions. Budget cuts, fire suppression, political stalemate and cycles of lawsuits from both sides of the debate have all contributed to a poor management record.
Tripp Royce, SRM
Editor's note: This blog, by SRM's Tripp Royce, is part of the continuing SBO series In the Trenches.
Paul Werder, LionHeart Consulting
Editor's note: This is the third contribution in a series by Paul Werder on the 'Flourishing Enterprise,' a working concept and the title of his forthcoming book that looks at the intersection of spirituality and business. You can read his introduction to the concept here and an interview with one of his co-authors here.
Much of the prosperity and commerce now enjoyed by the Pacific Northwest and California is largely attributed to the men of action who, more than five decades ago, ratified the Columbia River Treaty.