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The Eastside Forest Coalition, a collective of conservation groups, is urging Regional Forester Jaqueline Buchanan of the Forest Service to take a new approach in working with the public to establish sustainable protections for large, mature, and old-growth trees in Eastern Oregon and Southwest Washington.

These conservation groups are calling for a collaborative effort that fosters good faith engagement with all stakeholders to ensure that the forests in these regions are adequately preserved for future generations. By advocating for appropriate, defensible, and long-lasting protections for these important trees, the Coalition aims to safeguard the unique ecosystems and biodiversity that rely on them.

By prioritizing the conservation of large, mature, and old-growth trees, the Eastside Forest Coalition seeks to promote environmental resilience and sustainability in Eastern Oregon and Southwest Washington. Through open communication and cooperation with the Forest Service and the public, the Coalition hopes to pave the way for a more harmonious and balanced approach to forest management in the region.

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