New designation could speed up forest projects

By Dylan J. Darling The Bulletin Published Jun 19, 2014 at 12:01AM
Bulletin file photo A lodgepole pine in the Three Sisters Wilderness Area killed by mountain pine beetles, right, stands out among a sea of green in 2006. A U.S. Forest Service designation of national forestland prone to hazards such as insect infestation was approved in May.