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National Forest Management Act (NFMA)

Seattle Audubon Soc'y v. Moseley

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management's choice of a forest management plan with an 80 percent species viability for federal lands that include northern spotted owl habitat did not violate the...

Seattle Audubon Soc'y v. Lyons

The court dissolves a 1992 injunction that prevented the U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service) from auctioning or awarding timber sales to log suitable habitat for the northern spotted owl in Regions 5 and 6 until the Forest Service...

Idaho Sporting Congress v. U.S. Forest Serv.

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service's (Forest Service's) decision to allow certain salvage timber sales was exempt from administrative appeal pursuant to regulations in effect before the...

Sierra Club v. Cargill

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service) did not abuse its discretion in finding that a change from a seven-year regeneration standard to a five-year standard did not effect a significant change in its land and...

Seattle Audubon Soc'y v. Espy

The court affirms a district court decision permanently enjoining the U.S. Forest Service from conducting additional timber sales in Forest Service Regions Five and Six until it adopts and implements revised standards and guidelines for...

Inland Empire Pub. Lands Council v. Schultz

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service did not arbitrarily or capriciously conclude that no significant environmental impact would result from the Calispell Timber Sale in Washington State, offered pursuant to the Colville...

Sharps v. U.S. Forest Serv.

The court holds that the issuance of an October 1990 decision memo by the Fall River District Ranger, which implemented an August 1989 decision notice issued by the Forest Supervisor requiring consolidation of black-tailed prairie dog...

Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance v. Thompson

The court holds that environmental groups and private individuals are not entitled to a preliminary injunction prohibiting the U.S. Forest Service from implementing animal damage control (ADC) plans to reduce coyote populations in the...

Seattle Audubon Soc'y v. Moseley

The court, in a sequel case to Seattle Audubon Society v. Evans, 22 ELR 20372, enjoins the U.S. Forest Service from making additional timber sales in U.S. Forest Service Regions Five and Six that...

Robertson v. Seattle Audubon Soc'y

The court reverses two district court decisions enjoining 16 fiscal year 1990 timber sales by the U.S. Forest Service that were found to violate the National Forest Management Act, and remands the case to the district court with...