Newsletter: December 2017

Our latest research on timber transitions, improving coal fiscal policies, planning for wildfire risk in Montana, and staff commentary on county poverty rates and youth migration in the West.

Research Update: December 2017

blmLessons from the Timber Transition
This study tracks the socioeconomic performance of formerly timber-dependent counties, compares them to similar-sized counties, and draws lessons for other economic transitions. We also provide the latest timber cut/sold data and trends for all National Forests, states, and National Forest regions.

coalfiscalImproving Coal Fiscal Policies
Coal tax policies, rates, and best practices for western states.

montanawildfirePlanning for Wildfire Risk
How Montana communities can plan to reduce wildfire risk.

blogimageBlog: Staff Commentary
County Poverty Rates
Youth Migration