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Timber sale aims to improve forest health near Sundance

The Bearlodge Ranger District of the Black Hills National Forest is working with Wyoming State Forestry Division to treat insect- and disease-infected trees, reduce hazardous fuels and restore or improve forest, watershed or rangeland conditions and wildlife habitat. 

The Wonder 1 Timber Sale has been announced as part of this collaborative effort and by utilizing the Good Neighbor Authority (GNA), which was authorized in the 2018 Farm Bill. The sale will treat almost 900 acres of public land that will provide an estimated 5,499 CCF in saw timber volume (1 CCF = 100 cubic feet). 

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