Preserve Our Forests

Clear cutting in West Virginia

Between 1986 and 2003, 543 acres of the Monongahela national forest were clear-cut. Now the Forest Service plans to clear cut more than 5,000 acres.


The Forest Service is approving more proposals to clear cut. The Monongahela National Forest is one example of a forest with a noticeable increase in clear cutting. Read more:

The U.S. Forest Service plans to clear-cut in the Monongahela National Forest. West Virginians worry it’s a return to the state’s destructive logging past

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