The Clinton Administration's
And the Forest Service's
Top Ten Reasons
for Salvage Logging*


10. "Fire Proof Stands of Old Growth"

9. "Winter Injury"

8. "Defective Timber"

7. "Poor Vigor"

6. "Old Age"

5. "To Salvage Timber Burned By The Forest Service"

4. "Overstocked and Dense Timber Stands"

3. None Given

2. "Realize Forest Productivity"

1. Two Words -- "Corporate Welfare"

*With the exception of the number one reason, all of these reasons appeared in the "Purpose and Need" section of Salvage Sale Scoping Notices and Environmental Assessments prepared by the Forest Service.

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