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Forest Thinning

OPB | Nov. 5, 2009 12:30 p.m.

In Oregon’s central Cascades along the Metolius river, timber harvesters and conservation groups are working together to find a better way to maintain the forests and prevent catastrophic forest fires. The process of selectively thinning restores the health of the forest and provides economic benefits to timber harvesters.

First Broadcast: 2009
Producer: Jim Newman
Videographer: Nicholas Fisher
Editor: Michael Bendixen

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