Author Archives: Kevin W

Forest clearcutting is eliminating oaks – a critical wildlife resource

Widespread clearcutting in the Sierra Nevada by Sierra Pacific Industries is destroying an estimated 90% plus of this critical resource in clearcuts. The majority of oaks and other hardwoods are being cut, bulldozed, sprayed with herbicides, or otherwise damaged or … Continue reading

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More clearcutting planned for Calaveras forests

Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) has already had plans approved or pending to use clearcut type/evenaged logging methods on approximately 16,000 acres – equivalent to 25 square miles in Calaveras County.  You can see what has already been clearcut on a … Continue reading

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Clearcutting continues in Tuolumne County

You can see what has already been clearcut on a satellite map made for EPFW at www.sierraforest.org. (For more information on the specific clearcutting logging projects mentioned here view this pdf.) Sierra Pacific Industries is currently clearcutting in the Tuolumne … Continue reading

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