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Forestry specialists holding workshops on damaged trees


November 30, 2017

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Trees burned by the East Fork Fire stand in the Bear Paw Mountains Wednesday.

Ignited by damage from the East Fork Fire and the record-setting October snowstorm left this year, forestry specialists will be putting on workshops in Havre Tuesday on the best tree-care and logging-related practices.

The dual-focus workshops are aimed at teaching people how best to deal with the burned lumber left by the fire in the Bear Paw Mountains as well as what to do about the extensive tree damage caused by the record-setting Oct. 2-3 snow storm.

The all-day workshops will be led by Peter Kolb, Ph.D., a Montana State University Extension forestry specialist and Matt Ricketts, Na...

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