Tecuya Ridge logging debate rages — The Loggers and the Conservationists Lay Out their Cases To Be Tried in Court

  • [photo by American Forest Resource Council]

    [photo by American Forest Resource Council]

This article includes a response from conservation group, The John Muir Project.

The Logging Industry

Public Safety Is Our Concern; the Timber Industry Needs Sustainable Supply Too

OpEd: Sara Ghafouri, AFRC

The American Forest Resource Council (AFRC) supports the proposed Tecuya Ridge Shaded Fuelbreak Project in the Los Padres National Forest. We are an organization promoting active management of public lands to ensure public safety, protect forest health and…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

Photo captions:

A condor’s-eye view across Cuddy Valley from the tall pines of Tecuya Ridge that are targeted by loggers.

Open forest areas like this (in photo taken this spring) are typical of the Cuddy and Tecuya forests, contrary to the false claims by the USFS and the logging industry about “480 trees per acre.”

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This is part of the November 8, 2019 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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