Fighting a Logging “Epidemic” in Vermont’s Roadless Forests
The US Forest Service is exploiting a loophole in the Roadless Rule to back misguided management plans, say activists.
Will wrote in Earth Island Journal about protecting the Green Mountain National Forest against logging and about restoring wild, public lands in New England.
“There’s really kind of an epidemic of roadless logging in both New Hampshire and Vermont, in the White Mountain and Green Mountain National Forests,” says Zack Porter of Standing Trees. “Many thousands of acres at this point have been targeted. And many miles of roads have been punched into some of the wildest landscapes that we have in New England.”
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