How Philanthropy is Preserving the Environment Nick Loris was quoted in Philanthropy Roundtable’s blog. The same holds true for forest management. The U.S. has seen a catastrophic uptick in forest fires in the past decade. On the coasts, fire frequency has doubled. In the Great Plains, it has quadrupled. This is one reason private enterprise should be more empowered to manage and restore forests on public lands, says Nick Loris, vice president of public policy with C3 Solutions.From prescribed burns to timber harvesting, “The private sector has done a much better job compared to areas that the Forest Service manages largely because of the laws that make management on federal lands so difficult,” Loris says. Read the full article here.