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Logging and Prescribed Burns: Healthy or Harmful?


The use of timber harvests and prescribed burns on national forest land is hotly debated by conservationists and forest users.


Forest Service Funding Impacts Linville Gorge

Opinions from our Readers Dear Editor, The Feb./March 2013 issue of The Appalachian Voice briefly introduced the prescribed burn being proposed for the Linville Gorge Wilderness. The burning of this rugged landscape would be attempted multiple times over the next


The Heated Issue of Prescribed Burns

By Molly Moore Steep rock cliffs, a raging river, weathered heath balds and several types of forest make the Linville Gorge Wilderness Area in Western North Carolina a popular recreation destination. A few rare species native to the gorge are


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