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Join the local community in voicing opposition to Forest Service’s ten thousand acre Jellico Mountain logging project.

Dear Friends! ​We want to tell you about an opportunity to make a positive impact. The Jellico Vegetation Management Project is a massive logging project that the Forest Service announced…

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Public participation is critical in shaping the future of the Jellico Mountains

Jellico Creek, Daniel Boone National Forest, Critical Habitat for Federally listed Endangered and Threatened Species What’s going on in Jellico?  Jellico is a part of the Cumberland Mountains on the…

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Forest Service proposes large logging project near Cave Run Lake, is loose on details

The Forest Service has released their formal proposal (scoping document) for the “Improving Conditions in the Blackwater Watershed” project, which would approve thousands of acres of logging on the east…

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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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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…

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Transition to native vegetation proposed for wildlife openings in London Ranger District: Comments due January 6, 2017.

​The Forest Service has proposed positive changes in their management of maintained “wildlife openings” in two Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) in the London Ranger District of the Daniel Boone National…

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Beaver Creek harvests approved. Better is better, right?

Forest approved for shelterwood harvest along Cave Run Trails system On November 29th, the U.S. Forest Service published their decision to approve the Commercial Harvest in the Beaver Creek Watershed…

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Forest Service Agrees to Freeman Fork Changes

The Forest Service, Kentucky Heartwood, and the Sierra Club reached an agreement over the Freeman Fork Oak Woodland Restoration Project that will result in fewer negative impacts as the project…

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Invasive plants overtake natives

http://www.kentucky.com/latest_news/story/866538/Invasive plants overtake nativesBy Andy Meadamead@herald-leader.comRED RIVER GORGE — Miscanthus sinensis is one of the worst offenders. It takes advantage of our nourishing climate, and repays the kindness by smothering the locals.…