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Stozle Lumber VP Testifies for Forest Management

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KALISPELL -  Vice President of Stolze Lumber in Columbia Falls testified at a hearing before congress this morning in Washington about the need for active forest management.

U.S. Congressman Steve Daines invited Vice President Chuck Roady of Stolze Land and Lumber to speak to the house natural resources subcommittee.

This committee makes decisions surrounding public lands and environmental regulation. Roady told the committee that in the last decades more than 20% of federal timberlands in Montana were destroyed or damaged by forest fires. He stressed the importance of fire mitigation on federal lands in producing healthy timber and keeping the timber industry alive in Montana.

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