Old-growth trees on federal lands at risk despite Biden order, environmentalists say

Old-growth woodlands are particularly useful in fighting climate change by absorbing carbon, a goal for the federal administration

By: - July 12, 2022 6:00 am
Montana's Black Ram project area

This is Black Ram project area of Montana’s Kootenai National Forest on Hensley hill looking west with the Northwest Peaks in the background. (Courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.