Jack Igelman | Carolina Public Press
Taking a stand on 15 acres. Lawsuit challenges timber harvest, questions federal policy in NC national forests“The logging risks destroying many, if not all, of the area’s special ecological values identified by Plaintiffs, the State of NC, and the Forest Service,” the lawsuit states.
The plan sets out a strategy to restore the ecological integrity of ecosystems and watersheds within the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests. It also prioritizes sustainable recreation to accommodate expanding visitation in one of the nation’s most popular national forests.