State forests

Give ‘Wilderness’ Designation to Backcountry Area of Shawnee State Forest
Biodiversity Must Be Protected For Future Generations: The Ohio Division of Forestry (DOF) is proposing to eliminate an important “backcountry” designation for 8,000 acres of biodiverse forest in Southern Ohio. Tell DOF that they need to keep the Shawnee Backcountry Area (BCMA) intact. The BCMA should be state Wilderness and not a clear-cut zone!! •Ohio Division of Forestry should.

 

Get Your State Forest Comments In! Fracking and Logging Planned!
ODNR proposes elimination of important habitat protections in 8,000-acre Shawnee Forest Backcountry Area;Feds plan to open entire Blue Rock State Forest to fracking Press Contact: Nathan Johnson, Staff Attorney for the Buckeye Forest Council: (614) 949-6622, Nathan@buckeyeforestcouncil.org Shawnee Backcountry Area Threatened: Reversing 14 years .

 

Biodiversity Must Be Protected For Future Generations: The Ohio Division of Forestry (DOF) is proposing to eliminate an important “backcountry” designation for 8,000 acres of biodiverse forest in Southern Ohio. Tell DOF that they need to keep the Shawnee Backcountry Area (BCMA) intact. The BCMA should be state Wilderness and not a clear-cut zone!! •Ohio Division of Forestry should strengthen the habitat protections for the 8,000.