The destructive death throes of Oregon I

 

The old "Oregon I" was built upon the seemingly endless supply of never-cut timber called old-growth. After 40 years of accelerated logging of these towering forests after World War II, less than 10 percent now remain. Download entire issue to view this article: http://www.hcn.org/issues/19.11/download-entire-issue

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