News | February 16, 2012

Virginia forest spared from logging

Responding to concerns raised by SELC and our partners, the U.S. Forest Service has agreed to scale back its Rocky Spur timber sale to avoid logging and road building in Beech Lick Knob, a roadless area in Virginia’s George Washington National Forest. Beech Lick Knob comprises some 14,000 acres of largely unspoiled forest in the mountains west of the Shenandoah Valley.