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What Does The New Wildfire Plan Mean For Montana’s Forests & Industries?

Voices of Montana
Voices of Montana
What Does The New Wildfire Plan Mean For Montana's Forests & Industries?
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The federal government has announced a new 10-year strategic plan to address what it is calling a “wildfire crisis” and calls for forest health treatments in a newly designated area of focus called “firesheds” – large forested landscapes that could expose communities and resources to heavy damage.

Click to hear Bryan Lorengo, a policy specialist for the Montana Logging Association, discuss how much of an impact the initiative, combined with $3 billion dollars in infrastructure spending, could have on wildfires, land management, and the timber industry.

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