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November 24, 2017

 

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

Group Illegally Marks Trees To Try To Delay Yellowwood Logging

The DNR recently sold the rights to a company to log about 1,700 trees in the forest near Nashville.

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 9, 2017

 

"Shame On The Gov," "Save Our Trees" and "A Forest Is A Community Not A Commodity" were just a few of the signs featured at the protest.

1,700 Trees Sell For About $108K At Timber Auction In Yellowwood

A group of activists is asking Governor Eric Holcomb to stop future logging in the back country area of Yellowwood State Forest.

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.

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 30, 2017

 

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After Decades Of Opposition, Yellowwood Road Project Underway

Residents fought the projects for decades because of environmental concerns.

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.

January 31, 2014

 

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Should The DNR Be Logging In State Forest Backcountry?

Department of Natural Resources officials say carefully managed logging can improve the natural habitat, but critics say the department has economic motives.

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