Gale Norton (Sec. of Interior) and Ann Veneman (Sec. of Agriculture) plan to remove the Survey and Manage Mitigation Measure of the Northwest Forest Plan. This would allow the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management to rely on their existing Special Status Species Programs.
Survey and Manage is very important in protecting our ancient public forests. Without Survey and Manage, the U.S. Forest Servie would have not put a buffer around the Psuedocyphellaria Rainierensis lichen at the Solo Timber Sale.
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