OREGON: Conservationists Propose 400 Jobs on Biscuit Fire Restoration

Finally, post-fire restoration plans that are primarily concerned with restoring natural forests and watersheds, and not with heavy logging of wildlands and burned trees that are the basis of future natural forests.
OREGON: Conservationists Propose 400 Jobs on Biscuit Fire Restoration
A plan to create 400 new jobs in the Siskiyou Wild Rivers Area through a combination of watershed restoration efforts and commercial logging activities was unveiled by conservation groups Monday. Radio ads promoting the plan will air across western Oregon for the next two weeks. The Siskiyou Restoration Plan will focus on over 500 miles of road restoration on steep slopes and areas vulnerable to landslides. The plan includes commercial logging, but stays out of roadless areas, old growth reserves, Wild and Scenic River corridors and sensitive botanical areas.

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