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Black Hills National Forest Campaign

  • Black Hills National forest over logging and forest plan revision.
  • We were insisting on release of the GTR; which we got.
  • We were insisting on a Plan revision ASAP to reduce the cut; Plan Revision is in the works. — Update: Stakeholder interviews concluded and draft assessments released for comments (comments due August 1st – see calendar events/deadlines for updates).
  • Fighting about the use of the MPBRP after epidemic is over
  • Misuse of BHRLP in timber sales
  • Watching over all the timber CEs they are using
  • Various wildlife/habitat issues…habitat and species – snags, old growth, interior forest, spruce.., various species, etc.
  • Recreation and scenery issues.
  • Figuring out the 2012 planning regulations (new set of regulations)
  • Litigation may eventually be needed
  • Blue grouse mystery