Olympic National Forest http://kplu.org en Timber, Enviro Groups to Try Collaboration in Olympic Forest http://kplu.org/post/timber-enviro-groups-try-collaboration-olympic-forest <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">T</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">imber industry and environmental groups will make a stab at collaboration to boost both logging and habitat restoration in the Olympic National Forest.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Congressman from Washington's Olympic Peninsula announced that effort Tuesday. It's modeled on successful collaborations elsewhere in the Northwest, including the </span>Colville<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Siuslaw</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> National Forests.</span></p><p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 18:31:44 +0000 Tom Banse 11415 at http://kplu.org Timber, Enviro Groups to Try Collaboration in Olympic Forest Rangers say hazing of aggressive mountain goats is working http://kplu.org/post/rangers-say-hazing-aggressive-mountain-goats-working HOODSPORT, Wash. - Forest and park rangers on Washington's Olympic Peninsula say they've reduced the risk from aggressive mountain goats. They did it by hazing the animals for much of the summer. Olympic National Forest reopened a popular hiking trail Monday.<p>For the past three months, the steep trail up Mount Ellinor has been closed. The reason for that is that multiple hiking parties reported feeling threatened by insistent mountain goats.<p>One of the few people allowed to go past the closure signs was U.S. Forest Service wildlife biologist Kurt Aluzas. Tue, 02 Oct 2012 01:03:17 +0000 6552 at http://kplu.org Rangers say hazing of aggressive mountain goats is working Gang of goats closes Olympic National Forest trail http://kplu.org/post/gang-goats-closes-olympic-national-forest-trail <p></p><p>HOODSPORT, Wash. — Olympic National Forest officials are keeping a popular trail in Mason County closed because of aggressive mountain goats.</p><p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 14:45:52 +0000 The Associated Press 6145 at http://kplu.org