OUR DISAPPEARING LEGACY FORESTS
Each month, hundreds of acres of legacy forests are sold at auction by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. If the logging continues, these forests will gone in many parts of Western Washington within the next ten years.
Legacy forests retain the biological, structural, and genetic legacies of the natural and old growth forests that once dominated the Pacific Northwest. These natural forests, which were often selectively logged prior to World War II, are the closest thing to old growth that remains in many watersheds of Western Washington.
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