The federal government is (still) shutdown. Does that mean public lands logging is shut down?

The federal government is (still) shutdown. Does that mean public lands logging is shut down?

http://bit.ly/2SO1EoQ

I just called the supervisor’s office of the Lolo National Forest: The pre-recorded message said they were closed because of the government shutdown.

I called the Flathead National Forest: Same Story.

Ditto for the Bitterroot National Forest, and the Flathead National Forest, and the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest and the….Well, you get the picture.

Does anyone know if logging on U.S. Forest Service lands has also been stopped during the on-going government shutdown? What about mining, and oil and gas development and commercial grazing on U.S. Forest Service lands?

Are all these resource extraction activities on America’s National Forest stopped during President Trump’s shutdown of the federal government? Or are all these resource extraction activities on America’s National Forest still actively taking place on America’s National Forests, but with zero to minimal oversight by the U.S. Forest Service?

Superforest

via The Smokey Wire : National Forest News and Views http://bit.ly/YeNBM9

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s