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Oregon national forests get $6M boost

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Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Two Oregon forests are among the 10 chosen nationally for special funding in an accelerated restoration strategy.

The southern Blue Mountains' Malheur National Forest has a budget of $2.5 million and forests around the Lakeview federal stewardship unit, mostly the Fremont National Forest, has $3.5 million.
Released late last week, [Secretary of Agriculture Tom] Vilsack's report, Increasing the Pace of Restoration and Job Creation on our National Forests, outlines a strategy and series of actions for management on 193 million acres of national forests and grasslands managed by the U.S. Forest Service.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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