Treesource, a new online magazine promoting “forest journalism for a sustainable future,” will host a public forum in Missoula Oct. 24 on living with fire and the record-setting 2017 wildfire season.
Treesource president David Atkins said the publication fills a much-needed niche of providing in-depth reporting on forest issues, including wildlife, drinking water, carbon, wood products and a sustainable economy.
The new Montana-based online magazine recently received 501(c)(3) status from the IRS, officially designating it a tax exempt nonprofit publication. It has been live for about 6 months.
“We’ll provide the nuanced narratives so often missing in daily, hurry-up journalism by explaining why these complex and essential ecosystems are important to our everyday lives,” Atkins said. “Treesource approaches all of our work through the lens of sustainability, that is balancing environmental, economic and social facets of a story.” [Read more…]