The moment has arrived for the era of clearcutting old-growth forests for short-term gain to end. On the Tongass National Forest, the old-growth industry is gasping its last breaths. A few holdouts are trying to keep the past alive by propping up the industry with massive and expensive timber sales. Cascadia is on the front lines blocking this expansion.
Recent posts on this topic:
- Cascadian Connections: Mountains, Rivers and Minds January 20, 2014
- Oldest Trees Are Growing Faster, Storing More Carbon as They Age January 15, 2014
- Paranoia Strikes the Deep: Our Oceans’ Bad Acid Trip December 12, 2013