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Near La Salle State Recreation Area, numerous trees broke off. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

County will hold 'fire' sales of wood

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Hubbard County will schedule salvage timber sales for the north region hit hard by windstorms earlier this month.

That will allow loggers to harvest damaged timber from the debris left when 80 mph winds tore through the Becida area July 2.

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The board discussed having a timber sale in August and one possibly in September.

"The wood snapped off," said Land Commissioner Mark Lohmeier. "It's gonna lose a lot of weight" if not harvested soon.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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