What’s next for logging of Yellowwood Forest and $150K offer to preserve it

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources sold the rights last Thursday to log on nearly 300 acres in Yellowwood State Forest as nearly 200 protesters looked on, calling on the state to save the trees.

The highest bidder: Hamilton Logging, Inc. out of Martinsville with a bid of roughly $109,000.

Although the timber sale is complete, there are still many questions about what this means going forward and how opponents are still trying to intervene before the first tree falls.


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