Environmentalists sue U.S. Forest Service to stop plans to clear-cut White Oak forest
There’s a growing demand for wood from oak trees, especially white oak. But oak species are threatened by climate change, invasive insects and diseases. The U.S. Forest Service wants to cut down oak in Wayne National Forest in Ohio in order to promote regrowth, but environmentalists are suing to stop the plan.
Julie Grant of The Allegheny Front reports.
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