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Forest Service's Buck Project Will Be One Of Largest Proposed Timber Sales In Nantahala National Forest


August 22, 2019

The U.S. Forest Service has completed an environmental analysis for the Buck Project on the Nantahala National Forest’s Tusquitee Ranger District in eastern Clay County. Once implemented, the project will provide important young forest habitat for wildlife through commercial timber sales that over time will also result in more oaks and hickories providing acorns and nuts.

The project will also promote unique serpentine barrens within the project area through the use of prescribed burning and it will aim to improve water resource conditions through stream improvement projects.

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