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March 23, 2017

US Forest Service OKs proposal for more logging and burning to lower risk of wildfires

  • The Blue Mountains Restoration Strategy Team is working on a bigger project that would cover 13 counties in Washington and Oregon.
  • By GEORGE PLAVEN
    East Oregonian

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    The Lower Joseph Creek Restoration Project is expected to make up to 7.5 million board feet available for harvest, and is part of a larger effort to increase the pace of forest restoration.

    PENDLETON, Ore. — Accelerated restoration is coming to the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, including an increase in logging and burning.


     
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