Oregonian: State Forests Face Hard Choice on Logging

Plentiful timber, rich wildlife habitat, diverse recreation opportunities — a new management plan adopted seven years ago for the Tillamook and Clatsop state forests promised it all. But it hasn’t worked. The latest evidence: Calculations by the state show it has been logging more trees than the state forests can sustain under the 2001 strategy that also set ambitious goals for improving fish and wildlife habitat.

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