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An Agawam group began voicing opposition after the markings on trees alerted people to state officials’ plans to log in Robinson State Park. Thousands of acres across the state are targeted.

Objections grow as Bay State steps up its thinning of forests

By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / October 9, 2006

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AGAWAM -- Massachusetts is dramatically increasing the harvest of trees on public lands to levels not seen since the 1980s, a move state officials say is needed to enhance wildlife habitat and improve the health and diversity of trees. (Full article: 1246 words)

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