Forest's Future Could Hinge on Numbers Plugged into Equation

Forest's Future Could Hinge on Numbers Plugged into Equation

July 14, 2020
SDPB Radio

A work group in the Black Hills is doing some math that could influence the long-term health of the Black Hills National Forest and its timber industry. 

The Timber Sustainability Work Group consists of six members from the 32-member Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board. 

The assignment for the work group is to study new data about the forest, and then recommend how much timber should be cut for the next five years. 

“Really it boils down to a couple of variables,” said Greg Josten. 

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