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May 2, 2018
"In my lifetime as a silviculturist, the stuff I'm doing now, I will not see that stand in my lifetime."
While many people might have a five-year-plan or a 10-year-plan, Joshua Peck has to have a 100-year-plan. That's because Peck works at the Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District for the US Forest Service (USFS) as its silviculturist. To put it plainly, his job is timber management.
"I really like to see management happen and I like to see healthy forests. I enjoy being out in the woods on my personal time and it's important to me to continue that value," said Peck.
Peck has lived in the Vall...