US FOREST SERVICE

Forest Service Reclamation Cleans Up Illegal Grow Sites

May 16, 2018
Shasta-Trinity National Forest Service

In a multi-agency effort, the Shasta-Trinity National Forest Service restored several illegal marijuana grow sites. Through Law Enforcement and Investigations, a grow site reclamation operation was conducted. The operation focused on eight sites in Trinity County, which impact the South Fork of the Trinity River was completed from May 8 to May 11, 2018. 

Jim Furnish served as Deputy Chief US Forest Service from 1999-2002 after a stint as Siuslaw National Forest Supervisor from 1992-1999. Jim came by KHSU to talk about his memoir, "Toward a Natural Forest: The Forest Service in Transition" about the US Forest Service’s response to the Timber Wars in the 1990s and the video, "Seeing The Forest" about how the Siuslaw National Forest moved from a focus on the timber industry to  ecosystem management.