The Saratoga Sun -

By Liz Wood 

Open house seeks input on North Savery Project

 

Maps courtesy of U.S. Forest Service

Last Thursday, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) held an open house to seek public input on the North Savery Project.

The project is located in the northwest corner of the Sierra Madre mountain range and was identified by Gov. Matt Mead as priority for treatment because of impacts from insects and disease under the 2014 Farm Bill and the amended Healthy Forests Restoration Act.

Part of the project includes vegetation treatments using timber sales. Many of the trees in the area were affected by the mountain pine beetle. This project will also thin overstocked timber stands to promote growth and...



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