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Tina Marie in forest with no evidence of fire.

Forest Service lied about wildfire to approve logging significant conservation site in the Daniel Boone National Forest

​Kentucky Heartwood has uncovered that the U.S. Forest Service lied about the location and impacts of a 2016 wildfire to justify logging 170 acres of unaffected forest in Long Hollow,…

Old-growth forests, trees over 250 years old, threatened by logging in Redbird

​The U.S. Forest Service approved logging of old-growth forests in the Daniel Boone National Forest, despite the agency’s claims to the contrary. Forests with trees over 250 years old are…

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Forest Service aims to shortcut environmental review and public participation in logging projects

​The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) recently issued final revised regulations that dramatically shortcut environmental review, and public input and oversight, on projects that include up to 2,800 acres of logging…

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What’s up with Greenwood?

A few months ago, Kentucky Heartwood released information and allegations that the Forest Service was selling more timber in the Greenwood project of the Daniel Boone National Forest than what…

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Landslides and Wrecked Mountainsides from Logging in Daniel Boone National Forest

​Kentucky Heartwood has documented multiple ongoing landslides in the Redbird District of the Daniel Boone National forest caused by logging in the Group One project in Clay and Leslie Counties.…

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Action Alert: Comments needed to stop 3,650 acres of logging in the Redbird District of the Daniel Boone National Forest!

The Forest Service is proposing to log 3,650 acres of the Redbird District of the Daniel Boone National Forest in Clay and Leslie Counties. Comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment…

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Farm Bill would gut National Forest Protections, calls to Congress needed!

The U.S. House Agriculture Committee has released a draft of the 2018 Farm Bill. The Forestry Title begins on page 464. The bill includes some devastating provisions with regards to our national…

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Four thousand acres of logging proposed in London District of the Daniel Boone. Comments due April 22, 2018.

Overlook on the Rockcastle River in the Pine Creek project area (UPDATE: The Forest Service has officially extended the comment period to May 14, 2018 after we posted that they…

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An Unprecedented Threat to our National Forests

The U.S. House of Representatives is currently considering H.R. 2936, the deceitfully-named Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017. The bill is sponsored by Representative Bruce Westerman of Arkansas, who’s largest…

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Environmental Assessment released for Comment on Greenwood Project

Comments are due by Monday, March 6, 2017​Directions on how to submit your comments are at the bottom of this post.​ ​The Daniel Boone National Forest on February 2nd released…