Forestry officials begin Ozarks area restoration September 23, 2012 Arkansas

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Forestry officials begin Ozarks area restoration September 23, 2012 Arkansas, Russellville Courier
...The goal of the project, called Treasured Landscapes, includes clearing thick brush and setting controlled fires to open the thickly wooded area and provide a habitat for wildlife ... A certain level of fires, particularly low-intensity burns, are beneficial ... you’ll have a dramatic, a significant increase in wildlife habitat, so you see an increase in deer, elk and wild turkey, and you’ll also see an increase in the woodland species diversity,” ... National Forest Foundation President Bill Possiel said

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