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Protecting forests — and adding thousands more trees — the goal of new Pennsylvania plan

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2024
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The land we know as Pennsylvania, translated from Latin as “Penn’s Woods,” has supported humans for some 16,000 years — long before William Penn founded the province via a 1681 land grant from the king of England. Likewise, the forests need our help to continue offering beauty, peace and solitude; cleaning of the air and water; protection from climate change; and valuable wood products. That’s where the draft “Forests for All: A Plan for Pennsylvania’s Forests and People” comes in. The state Bureau of Forestry, part of the Pennsylvania Department...

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