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Protecting Old Growth Forests: Keys to Prepare for Climate Change

Interview by Barbara Bernstein for KBOO Radio

This past winter the Forest Service released its long anticipated final planning rule for the nation’s 155 national forests and 20 national grasslands. The plan validates what many scientists have been saying for years: mature and old-growth forests play a critical role in reducing climate change and providing clean drinking water to millions of Americans. On this 44 minute episode of Locus Focus, we talk with Dominick DellaSala about why we need to remain vigilant about protecting our precious forest resources, especially in this current political climate in which amped up logging is being promoted as job creation. 

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