Bearlodge Ranger District seeking public comments on Timber Stand Improvement Project
November 25, 2021
Black Hills National Forest officials are asking for public comments on the proposed Woods Timber Stand Improvement Project, located in the western Bear Lodge Mountains. The project will include thinning of certain pine stands to improve growth of remaining trees, diversify habitat and reduce fire hazard.
Pine of all sizes would be thinned. Removal of commercial timber would occur in some areas.
This project supports the goals and objectives of the Black Hills National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan (“Forest Plan”) by reducing competition among trees, decreasing crown fire ha...