Decades-past logging still threatens spotted owls in national forests.

Logging of the largest trees in the Sierra Nevada's national forests ended in the early 1990s after agreements were struck to protect species' habitat. But new research by ecologists shows that spotted owls, one of the iconic species logging restrictions were meant to protect, have continued to experience population declines in the forests.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/12/171206141635.htm

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