The U.S. Forest Service decommissions a road in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

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National forest branches out

With less timber to sell, the Gifford Pinchot uses innovative management, partnerships to generate new revenue sources and restore damage from decades of logging

Back before the spotted owl, the salmon and ecosystem management changed the rules of the game, the Gifford Pinchot National Forest was one of the biggest timber producers in the Northwest. The numbers tell the story.

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