Analysis Of The Forest Service's Sierra Nevada Plan

In California, a new Forest Service plan for the Sierra Nevada gives precedence to endangered species, trees, and streams over logging, recreation, and other uses.

This special indepth issue of High Country News looks at the new 3,100 page Forest Service plan for California's Sierra Nevada. Unlike other forest plans this one starts by looking at the health of the land. Whether the plan is approved or not by the Bush administration it will end up in court, brought there by its many foes and supporters.This special issues includes the plan in a nutshell, an analysis, a timeline, and several related articles.

Thanks to Jeff Hofman

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