The U.S. Forest Service has delayed a proposed logging project just outside the boundaries of Yellowstone National Park that was meant to reduce the risk of fire and improve forest health
The project, announced last summer, called for up to seven square miles (18 square kilometers) of scattered clearcuts and tree thinning on up to 24 square miles (62 square kilometers) of forest land.
The project was aimed at protecting structures in the area where the forest meets West Yellowstone, a gateway town to the park, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported. The…
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