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Mark Twain National Forest proposing project near Greenville

GREENVILLE, MO (KFVS) -

Mark Twain National Forest's Poplar Bluff Ranger District is proposing new projects for it's forest lands near Greenville, Missouri.

According to the forest service, it is a resource management project involving harvest and other resource management activities on National Forest System lands in Wayne County.

The project area lies on east side of Lake Wappapello, and is around 6,114 acres of national forest lands.

According to a news release from the forest service, the project also includes road reconstruction and maintenance, as well as road decommissioning and clean-up of illegal trash dumps within the area.

"We are proposing numerous activities within the project area to bring it into compliance with Mark Twain National Forest's 2005 Land and Resource Management Plan," said Poplar Bluff District Ranger Doug Oliver. "Proposed activities include old growth designation, commercial timber harvest and wildlife habitat work, as well as pond reconstruction and maintenance," Oliver said.

Full details of the Northeast Lake Project are available on Mark Twain National Forest's website.

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