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Old growth, owls, & timber towns.

THE MOST INTRACTABLE RESOURCE CONTROVERSY OF OUR TIME HAS REACHED A PIVOTAL POINT. A DECISION MUST BE MADE SOON ABOUT WHAT TO DO WITH THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST'S DWINDLING SUPPLY OF OLD-GROWTH TIMBER-HOW MUCH TO LOG AND HOW MUCH TO PRESERVE. PRICELESS HUMAN AND OTHER RESOURCES ARE AT RISK, AND RAGE, FRUSTRATION, AND DESPAIR EDDY LIKE THE EVERPRESENT MISTS AROUND THESE OLD FORESTS. IN THIS SPECIAL ISSUE, AMERICAN FORESTS LOOKS AT THE CORE ISSUES, GIVES VOICE TO KEY PEOPLE ON ALL SIDES, AND SEARCHES FOR SOLUTIONS, WHICH SEEM PITIFULLY FEW.
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Publication:American Forests
Date:Sep 1, 1991
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