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Forest Service seeks logging project comment

Sierra Sun Staff

The Truckee Ranger District of the Tahoe National Forest is inviting the community to help with a project planned to improve the health of national forest system land between Stampede and Prosser reservoirs.

The trees are currently very vulnerable to insects, disease and fire because they are too closely spaced, according to the Forest Service, which says it is in the early stages of project planning.

The Forest Service has scheduled a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 15, to discuss how to make the transition from smaller tightly spaced trees to a forest of larger trees more able to withstand natural and prescribed fires, diseases and insect attacks.

“We are also interested in hearing any concerns about our proposal that the participants have and their ideas for resolving them. We will be using a more collaborative process, working with our neighbors, to design solutions to the problems we have identified in the analysis area,” said District Ranger Joanne Roubique.

The meeting will be at the Truckee-Donner Public Utility District building at 11570 Donner Pass Road from 6 to 9 p.m. The USFS asks people to RSVP by Dec. 10 to the Truckee Ranger District Office (587-3558). If unable to attend, comments are welcome and can be sent to: Project Manager, All Over Analysis, Truckee Ranger District, 10342 Highway 89 North, Truckee, CA 96161. There will be a 30-day public comment period once the environmental analysis is complete. For information about the meeting or the analysis area, contact the Truckee Ranger District.

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