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The Forest Service included this photo with its Johnson Bar Fire Salvage project decision. It portrays conditions the fire left behind in an area where the Forest Service had been developing projects to "improve the species, structural and age class diversity of forested ecosystems" even before the fire burned.

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Probert: J-Bar fire salvage project decision to be withdrawn

Earlier this month, a federal court ordered a preliminary injunction in the civil case over the Forest Service’s Johnson Bar Fire Salvage project. The order stopped salvage logging near the Selway and Middle Fork Clearwater Wild and Scenic rivers, which was set to begin as early as May 16. Now the salvage logging project is being withdrawn.

May 25, 2016 3 p.m. read more..


Judge puts J-Bar salvage on hold

Late Thursday, May 12, a federal court ordered a preliminary injunction in the civil case over the Forest Service’s Johnson Bar Fire Salvage project. The order stops salvage logging near the Selway and Middle Fork Clearwater Wild and Scenic rivers, which was set to begin as early as Monday, May 16.

May 18, 2016 6 a.m. read more..


Delay would push J-Bar salvage to brink, county says

Friends of the Clearwater and Idaho Rivers United are suing the Forest Service over federal salvage logging near Lowell, in the area scorched by the Johnson Bar Fire nearly two years ago, and the Idaho County Commission is chiming in.

April 6, 2016 6 a.m. read more..

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