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National Forests/Herbicides

OPB | Feb. 1, 1990 7:30 p.m. | Updated: Oct. 31, 2014 4:24 p.m.

The Forest Service used to rely on herbicides to keep seedlings alive on recently clearcut patches of forest. Now they’re finding more natural ways to manage the land, by planting beneficial grasses along with the new trees, and using sheep to control the ground cover.

First Broadcast: 1990
Producer: Steve Amen


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