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By Sam Weisenburger
Seeley Lake Elementary Eighth Grader 

RFA Compare and Contrast Control Versus Treatment at Auggie Fuels

Junior Journal

Series: Junior Journal | Story 2

Sam Weisenburger

In 2014 the Auggie Forest, situated near the Seeley Lake Nordic Ski Trails in Seeley Lake, Mont., was logged in multiple areas. The areas, acres long, had trees felled and the beautiful forests were reduced to vacant fields resembling more meadows than a wooded location. The forest was logged in order to reduce the possibility of fire spreading to, or starting near, the Seeley Lake surrounding woods, making the area safer for human habitation. However, the resulted logging of the forest provides stark contrast when compared to an untouched site only a few thousand meters away.

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