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SANTA FE, N.M. — The U.S. Forest Service announced Thursday that it was suspending fuelwood permits in all five national forests in New Mexico, as well as one in Arizona as the result of a court-ordered injunction having to do with protections for the Mexican spotted owl.
The owl is listed as a threatened species by both the U.S. and Mexican governments.
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In addition, timber management activities have been suspended, according to a news release.
Southwestern Regional Forester Cal Joyner said that the agency is working to resolve the issue.
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“Our staff is exhaustively exploring every possible option to come to a quick resolution so that we can continue to assist the communities we serve,” Joyner said in a statement. “While we are limited on the details we can share while we are in litigation, please know...
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