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New Lawsuit To Protect Richardson Grove Redwoods

New Lawsuit To Protect  Richardson Grove Redwoods | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it

News release from wildcalifornia.org:   Third Lawsuit Filed to Prevent Caltrans From Vandalizing Ancient Redwoods in Richardson Grove State Park SAN FRANCISCO


— Following two previously successful federal and state court legal actions, conservation...

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These incredible trees are worthy of protection. 

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Geos Institute - Phase Out of Tongass Old-Growth Logging Can Begin Immediately

Geos Institute - Phase Out of Tongass Old-Growth Logging Can Begin Immediately | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it

"A recently released study of second growth availability on the Tongass National Forest shows that the U.S. Forest Service can end industrial old growth logging there within 5 years while, if it chooses, still increasing the total volume of trees harvested. The Forest Service announced in May that it was considering transitioning timber sales from old growth to second growth but within 10 to 15 years. The new study shows that transition can begin immediately and finish in no more than 5 years, shifting logging to second growth in previously logged and roaded areas outside of sensitive resource lands."

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