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National delegation weighs in on timber sustainability

Wyoming’s national delegation has responded to pleas for help in clarifying the future of commercial timber sales in the Black Hills National Forest (BHNF). Along with their South Dakota counterparts, Senators John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis and Representative Liz Cheney have penned a letter urging the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to increase local involvement in the issue.

The Wyoming Legislature’s Select Federal Natural Resource Management Committee recently requested assistance from the national delegation to find out why there is such a huge disparity in the recommendations for future timbe...

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