Fewer openings, fewer moose

Logging, intentional fires planned in Superior National Forest to improve moose habitat.” Good article that describes well what’s happened: cutbacks on logging = fewer openings = fewer moose. Treatments proposed on 8,000 acres out of a 115,000-acre management area.

Gives opponents only a mention and no quotes:

“Not everyone is happy. The Sierra Club and a retired Forest Service forester say the 26 miles of temporary logging roads proposed are too much, and that they will be adopted by ATV users and encourage the spread of invasive species while disrupting threatened animals such as wolves and lynx.”

But implementing the project requires the roads, I reckon.

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