Balancing Environmental Interests and Timber in Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests

The Forest Service is currently preparing the first draft of a new management plan for the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests.  Columbia Forest Products timber manager, Jim Sitts, and local organization MountainTrue, work with the Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Partnership to make recommendations to the Forest Service on the plan. This collaborative group aims to support all values in the management plan, including the broad range of forest activities popular in our forests, cultural heritage, wildlife management, timber sales, and everything in between. 

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https://www.citizen-times.com/story/opinion/2018/04/01/opinion-timber-and-environmental-interests-shouldnt-odds/471546002/