Guest Commentary: Read the fine print on Obama administration’s new forest planning rules

The Denver Post
By Barry R. Noon and Dominick A. DellaSala

Recognizing the need for a 21st century vision, the Obama Administration recently announced a planning rule that would govern management of the 193-million acre National Forest System. The goal of the planning rule is to maintain and restore forests and watersheds-objectives particularly important to Coloradans who will increasingly depend on the many benefits coming from these forests to prepare for impending water scarcity and climate change.  Read more…


Geos Institute depends on the generous support of caring people who believe we can and must do a better job addressing climate change for our children and those who will follow.

Donate Now

Sign up to stay updated on our initiatives and receive information you can use to build resilience in your community.

Sign up for our eNews

About Us

Learn more about our parent organization, the Geos Insititute and their work on helping communities build climate resilience.


Please give generously today.
Initiative of

© Geos Institute. All rights reserved. Forest Legacies is a program of Geos Institute.
Geos Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (EIN: 93-0880205)
Site developed and hosted by Rogue Web Works.

1 Percent for the Planet

84 Fourth St. Ashland OR 97520
© Geos Institute. All rights reserved.
Site developed and hosted by Rogue Web Works.

1 Percent for the Planet