Forestry center's new director looks to find common ground
The World Forestry Center in Portland has a new executive director who's eager for the half-century-old nonprofit to step up its role in a divided arena.
"What's necessary to improve forest management is a focused, sustained effort in which you convene the key players involved in that world," Joseph Furia said. "We've done some of that past, but we can do a lot more in the future, and we will."
Furia, 41, comes to the Washington Park sustainable forestry educational center with a mix...