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Against the dominant trend of clearcutting, high-grading, other "cut-and-run" logging, are a number of successful models of forest management that truly can sustain both landowner and forest. Below you will find links to some some resources to help you along this path.
(EDITOR's NOTE: The following is submitted for Tom Kruzen who is currently experiencing login problems.)
THOUGHTS ON THE ATOMIC AGE
This proposed listing was the result of a petition and lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity. The hellbender has languished on the state and federal proposed lists since the late 1990's but no action has been taken because of a lack of funding from Congress and administations going back through the Clinton Admiistration. The only way to get FWS to get off of their duffs is to sue them. Charles
Ozark Chinquapin Tree Deserves Protection After 35 Years
Timber industry runs into buzz saw
BY KIM McGUIRE
Weeks after a south-central Missouri storm destroyed about one-third of the state's annual timber harvest, loggers are struggling not only to clear out thousands of downed trees, but to fetch a price for timber that makes the task worthwhile.
05/16/2008 - 10:56
Comments are due by May 16 on the Southwest Project in the Cedar Creek District of the Mark Twain National Forest. This project includes heavy logging, cattle grazing, road development, building two parking areas, fence building, and other activities in the proposed Smith Creek Wilderness. Read more about it here.
Situated in the midst of mid-Missouri’s population
The Daily Green By Dan Shapley
Friday 11 April 2008
Defied once by courts, Forest Service tries a new tack.
We have probably all viewed and printed out pdf or PDF files, pdf being an abbreviation for "Portable Document Format" file. Has anyone else experienced the same exasperation as I, though, at seeing page after page printing with huge margins, sometimes 3" on both sides, and often even larger on top and bottom margins?
Forests For Bio Fuel
It sounds like the production of bio fuels from forest products is coming to the Ozarks. How this will impact our forests is uncertain, but I believe there is cause for concern.