Newsletter: September 2015

Our latest research on the benefits of LWCF, home construction in the High Divide region, commercial activities on National Forests, and our newest staffer: Kimiko Barrett.

Research Update

LWCFBenefits of LWCF: 2011-2014
Headwaters Economics worked with several federal agencies to create this comprehensive graphical and data analysis of how the Land and Water Conservation Fund benefits every state.

High DivideHome Construction in the High Divide
This research—for individual counties and the entire High Divide region in Idaho and Montana—analyzes the number and location of homes, residential growth in fire-prone areas (WUI), and projects future growth.

commercial activitiesUpdated: Commercial Activities on National Forests
Two data interactives, updated through FY 2014, show all commercial activities and timber cut and sold reports for all National Forests, States, and National Forest Regions.

county payments mapNew Staff: Kimiko Barrett
Headwaters Economics has hired Kimiko Barrett, an analyst with expertise in natural resource policy. She has a Ph.D. in Forestry and Conservation Sciences from University of Montana.