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Ancient Forests: Rage Over Trees

60 minutes
SD387 .O43 R331 1989

When settlers first arrived, ancient forests covered North America. Today, only 2% of the original old-growth trees remain, most of them in the Pacific Northwest. Battle lines are drawn between the timber industry and conservationists over the uncertain future of these national forests, and nowhere is the debate more fierce than in Opal Creek Valley. Witness the heated controversy surrounding the last of Oregon's ancient forests as loggers and environmentalists struggle over the fate of a limited natural resource.

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