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BLACK HILLS 

Timber production

  • Mountain Pine Beetle

  • 4 million tourists annually

  • Standing dead and down wood

  • Biomass processing

  • Prescribed fire and fuels management

  • Large private sector presence

  • WUI

  • Long-eared bats, black-backed woodpeckers

The Black Hills National Forest is the most intensively managed national forest in the country, has the highest allowable timber sale quantity of any forest in the Rocky Mountain region, and supports extensive livestock grazing.

Subregion Representative:

Ben Wudtke, Director, Black Hills Forest Resource Association

bwudtke@aol.com

Resources:

Black Hills Mountain Pine Beetle Strategy

Black Hills National Forest Fire Management