20,000 Acres of Washington Forests Shielded
Forests around reservoir shielded
Deal will protect 20,000 acres from development
Tuesday, January 13 | 9:44 p.m.
BY KATHIE DURBIN
COLUMBIAN STAFF WRITER
The Columbia Land Trust has reached an agreement that will protect 20,000 acres of commercial forestland south of Mount St. Helens on both sides of Swift Reservoir from development.
A 20,000-acre swath of commercial forestland south of Mount St. Helens on both sides of Swift Reservoir will be protected from development under an agreement between the land’s owner, Pope Resources, and the Columbia Land Trust.