Forest Service announces plan to amend all forest land management plans to protect old growth trees

WXPR – Last week, the USDA Forest Service announced a proposal to amend all 128 forest land management plans across the country. In keeping with the Biden administration’s April 2022 executive order, each forest plan is going to be amended to conserve and steward old and mature growth national forests and grasslands. WXPR spoke with people who work in these national forests to gauge reactions to the proposal.

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