TITLE

HEARD AROUND THE WEST

AUTHOR(S)
Marston, Betsy
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
High Country News;5/28/2012, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs in the U.S. related to environmental aspects. The Helena National Forest in Montana has used explosives to cut down 500 trees in just three and a half days. The book "Rural Wit & Wisdom: TIme-Honored Values from the Heartland," by farmer Jerry Apps was published. The new issue of the magazine "Inspire" calls aspiring terrorist to set fires in the national forest of Montana.
ACCESSION #
76277063

 

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