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Loggers and wood manufacturing are keys to forest health

Arizona and New Mexico once had a vibrant forest products industry that contributed to the social, economic and environmental vitality of the region. That infrastructure disappeared as changes in federal forest policy all but eliminated timber harvesting from national forests.

Today forests in the southwest are rapidly deteriorating as millions of acres have been impacted by catastrophic wildfire, insects, and disease.

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Source: East Oregonian

 
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