Enviros protect 8,000 acres of old-growth, or hold people of Utah ‘hostage?’

This blog has highlighted the Dixie National Forest, Utah, “Iron Springs Vegetation Reduction Project” before.  Yesterday, the Salt Lake City Tribune reported: Wildlife conservation groups on Thursday praised a decision by Dixie National Forest withdrawing a plan to harvest 8,000 acres of old-growth forest near Escalante. “Conservationists are calling this a valentine for wildlife,” said …

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