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Ending industrial-scale logging of old-growth on Tongrass National Forest

By Juliet Eilperin Photo: Salwan Georges/The Washington Post

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the Biden administration would cancel three old-growth timber sales in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. It would still allow Alaska Natives and small-scale timber operators to selectively log some old-growth trees. The move ends large-scale harvest of old growth trees on national forests.

07/15/21