Wayne Coal Lease Decision Appealed
Nov07

Wayne Coal Lease Decision Appealed

For Immediate Release: November 5, 2013 Contact: Nathan Johnson, Staff Attorney, Buckeye Forest Council 614-949-6622 (Cell), Nathan@buckeyeforestcouncil.org Wayne Coal Lease Decision Appealed (Columbus, Ohio) – On Monday (Nov. 4), the Buckeye Forest Council (BFC) appealed a decision by Wayne National Forest (WNF) administration to approve a 433-acre coal lease sale in the forest. BFC was joined in its appeal by the Ohio Environmental...

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2013 Fundraiser: RSVP
Sep19

2013 Fundraiser: RSVP

It’s that time of year and we are pleased to announce that we will be having our annual fundraiser at the Global Gallery Short North location: 682 N. High St., Columbus, OH on Friday, October 18th.  20% of all purchases on Friday at the Short North location will go to benefit the Buckeye Forest Council. RSVP below: Name(required) Email(required) Will You Be There?(required) Yes No Maybe How Many Guests? 1 2 3 4+ Additional...

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Support Frack Pack Legislation: BFC Alert
Aug20

Support Frack Pack Legislation: BFC Alert

Support Frack Pack legislation! Click here to take action!  View the full support letter here. Loopholes in major environmental protection laws allow the oil and gas industry to conduct fracking activities with no regard for consequences to air, water, climate, and public and environmental health. Important federal legislation has been introduced that would close loopholes in four critical statutes –– the Safe Drinking Water Act,...

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Give ‘Wilderness’ Designation to Backcountry Area of Shawnee State Forest
Aug14

Give ‘Wilderness’ Designation to Backcountry Area of Shawnee State Forest

Biodiversity Must Be Protected For Future Generations: The Ohio Division of Forestry (DOF) is proposing to eliminate an important “backcountry” designation for 8,000 acres of biodiverse forest in Southern Ohio.  Tell DOF that they need to keep the Shawnee Backcountry Area (BCMA) intact.  The BCMA should be state Wilderness and not a clear-cut zone!! •Ohio Division of Forestry should strengthen the habitat protections for the 8,000...

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Get Your State Forest Comments In!  Fracking and Logging Planned!
Jul31

Get Your State Forest Comments In! Fracking and Logging Planned!

For Immediate Release: July 29, 2013 ODNR proposes elimination of important habitat protections in 8,000-acre Shawnee Forest Backcountry Area;Feds plan to open entire Blue Rock State Forest to fracking Press Contact: Nathan Johnson, Staff Attorney for the Buckeye Forest Council: (614) 949-6622, Nathan@buckeyeforestcouncil.org Shawnee Backcountry Area Threatened: Reversing 14 years of management for habitat protection, the Ohio...

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