Column: Southwest Crown of the Continent "Looking Back" Forest Management Tour
July 27, 2023
An interesting and insightful “Looking Back” forest tour on the Seeley Lake and Swan Lake National Forest Ranger Districts was recently held in July. The event was very informative and reflective of the complexity and difficulty in satisfying the many desired conditions and services required in Seeley and Swan Valley forest landscapes. Topics of discussion varied widely but extensively addressed issues on forest health, forest biodiversity, wildfire, habitat for grizzly bears, Canada lynx, bull trout, and watershed health, just to name a few.
The field trip was sponsored by the Southwes...