Industry News: Forests

Effort Under Way to Set Aside Old-Growth Forests in Every County

Monday, June 5, 2017  

By Public News Service

An effort is under way to designate an old-growth forest in every county in the United States that has forestland.

The Old-Growth Forest Network is spearheading the effort, and the group’s executive director, Joan Maloof, will speak on the topic in Indiana next month.

Maloof says she's encouraged by what's happening in the Hoosier State, and calls the Veterans Administration's decision not to cut down hundred-plus year-old trees in Crown Hill North Woods in Indianapolis a victory.

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