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November 20, 2017

 

Save Yellowwood is calling on Gov. Eric Holcomb to stop the planned logging.

Ind. Tourism Association To Gov: Protect Yellowwood From Logging

The Indiana Tourism Association is asking Gov. Eric Holcomb to halt a planned timber harvest in two state forests, joining hundreds protesting the plan.

November 10, 2017

 

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Company To Harvest Yellowwood Previously Named In Logging Lawsuit

The lawsuit alleged the company engaged in damaging logging practices and breached its contract.

November 8, 2017

 

The tents are setup on private property not far from the planned logging area.

Save Yellowwood Group Camps Out In Protest Of Timber Auction

The group isn't against logging altogether, but wants old-growth areas of the forest preserved.

November 6, 2017

 

Dr. Leslie Bishop delivers a letter asking Gov. Holcomb to reduce logging on state land to Rebecca Holwerda, the governor's director of operations.

Hoosiers Ask Governor To Reduce Logging On Public Land

A letter signed by 228 scientists tells Governor Holcomb increased logging rates hurt forest biodiversity.

October 27, 2017

 

Yellowwood State Forest spans both Brown and Monroe Counties.

Tourism Officials Urge State To Cut Back On Yellowwood Logging

Tourism officials in Brown and Monroe Counties say timber harvests in the back country area of Yellowwood State Forest could have a negative impact on tourism.

August 28, 2017

 

A tract of land at Yellowwood State Forest that was logged in late 2016.

Planned Yellowwood State Forest Logging Alarms Opponents

Some activists are concerned that a plan to log nearly 300 acres in a southern Indiana state forest will disrupt hiking trails and animal habitats.

June 17, 2017

 

Julie James looks out on a logging landing site in Yellowwood State Forest, within walking distance of her home.

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ June 16, 2017

Logging debate experts use science about what’s best for the state’s forests. Plus, a lab that clinically diagnoses concussions minutes after they occur.

June 16, 2017

 

A boundary sign in Morgan-Monroe State Forest.

In Debate Over Logging In State Forests, Both Sides Claim Science

The Indiana Division of Forestry says logging is a way to manage the forest for overall health, but advocacy groups say the logging is detrimental.

June 7, 2017

 

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County Reviewing Permit Requesting Logging Along Lake Monroe

County officials say they can't stop logging on private property unless it's in a residential area.

February 24, 2017

 

Hundreds of Hoosiers gathered at the Statehouse Monday in favor of SB 420.

Logging Legislation Dies In Committee Without A Vote

Groups like the Indiana Forest Alliance have advocated for years for a law requiring some of the state forests be preserved from logging.

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