September 27, 2009
John Anarella, wilderness program manager for the U.S. Forest Service's Yampa Ranger District, said crews use cross-cutting saws that were made in the 1940s when cutting down trees because they're not allowed to use electric or gas-powered tools. Anarella recently purchased some more vintage saws for the Ranger District from a saw company in Seneca, N.Y.
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John Anarella, program manager for the U.S. Forest Service's Yampa Ranger District, is being honored with the Aldo Leopold Award for overall wilderness stewardship Oct. 7 in Washington, D.C.