Vermont has the 4th highest percentage of forest coverage, after Maine, New Hampshire and Virginia. According to the USFS, based on 2015 satellite data, Vermont had about 4,511,000 acres of forest, of which 4,288,000 acres were classified as timberland.
Only about 3,050,000 acres of the timberland acres were considered “accessible, ecologically appropriate for logging” by BERC, a pro-logging industry consultant. However, that does not mean all of the 3,050,000 acres…Continue
Added by Willem Post on August 29, 2019 at 11:00am — 9 Comments
Dartmouth’s planned biomass plant would only make things worse
GEORGE M. WOODWELL, WILLIAM SCHLESINGER and JOHN D. STERMAN
We are three Dartmouth College alumni who have led major scientific programs and research institutions dealing in part with forests as cause…Continue
Added by Willem Post on August 9, 2019 at 8:24am — 1 Comment
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