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LA Times Today: Massive forest thinning plan for Big Bear Lake

Updated: Feb 5, 2023

While San Bernardino County Supervisor Dawn Rowe and Big Bear Lake City Council Member Alan Lee focus our community on noise being made by people enjoying hot tubs, they've successfully hidden the fact that the U.S. Forest Service is proposing to conduct the largest forest thinning operation ever in Southern California due to the drought and record breaking fire seasons.

The plan calls for the removal of tens of thousands of trees over 13,000 acres of untouched and highly cherished wildland on the north side of Big Bear Lake.

Click here to watch the discussion by L.A. Times staff writer Louis Sahagun discusses the controversial plan.

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