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By Roger Dey

Forest Service releases Stonewall Project Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement


Last updated 12/4/2018 at 4:56pm

Roger Dey

Once the smoke cleared, the view north of Lincoln in the fall of 2017 revealed broad swaths of burned forest. The fires that summer burned more than 13,000 acres within the Stonewall Vegetation Project area.

The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest announced Friday that it has a new plan for the Stonewall Vegetation Project west of Lincoln.

The new proposed alternative, outlined in a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, includes 1,435 acres of treatments including commercial thinning, 270 acres of prescribed burns and other activities. Forest Service crews would have to construct le...

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