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Iron County students tour timber companies

 

April 18, 2019

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

HURLEY — The Hurley and Mercer students in Iron County's Woods and Waters program had a chance to see some of the commercial uses of the trees in the Northwoods as they toured some of the local timber companies Wednesday.

The tours were designed to give students an idea of what happens to the trees after they are logged.

“It dawned on me last year ... where we had our tour of the logging aspect of (the timber industry),” said Iron County conservation specialist Zach Wilson. “It dawned on me that that tree goes through so many other diff...



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