On Earth Day, Biden signs order to catalog and conserve old-growth forests

Order tasks Interior, Agriculture departments with building a database of forests on federal lands, establish 2030 targets for reforestation

By: - April 22, 2022 5:19 pm
old growth forest on Mount Rainer

A hiker makes her way down the Eastside Trail as it winds through miles of old-growth forest in Mount Rainier National Park. (Courtesy of the National Park Service)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.