Forest Products Sector Opposes Universal Definition Of "Old Growth"

The U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Interior jointly published a notice in the Federal Register seeking public comment on the creation of a "universal definition framework" for old growth and mature forests on federal land. This could set the stage for a federal inventory of old-growth forestland and possible new restrictions on sustainable harvesting practices.



Comments on Request for Information on Federal Old Growth and Mature Forests (PDF)


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