A “ghost of Christmas past” for much of the country, the tradition of finding and cutting one’s Christmas tree from the forest is still alive, well and widely practiced in Wyoming.
Shoshone National Forest
Meetings May 1 kick off efforts under the National Trails Stewardship Act to grow partnerships on state’s national forests.
Conservationists say rules have been changed, deadlines moved, bargaining options unfairly limited.
The Forest Service has called for a timber harvest to curb an outbreak of spruce budworm and reduce fire fuel.
The public has until Dec. 10 to comment on the plan, which will define what areas of Shoshone National Forest are available for motorized and non-motorized use.