Forest Service tries to teach greens a lesson

Burkhart, Michelle
October 2005
High Country News;10/31/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 20, p3
This article reports that U.S. Forest Service has suspended the public from cutting Christmas trees, picking mushrooms, or gathering firewood in national forests. It has stopped 1,500 routine activities. That a recent court ruling forced it to allow time for the public to comment on and appeal. The Forest Service had been accused of illegally permitting projects without opportunity for public input. Details the project implemented under national forest management plans.


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