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Bill Gossard uses a chainsaw to cut down a lodgepole pine tree Friday at the Steamboat Ski Area alongside the Main Drag ski trail. Last week, the ski area began a 100-acre logging project to remove beetle-killed lodgepole pine trees.

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Steamboat ski area logging continues

US Forest Service to do majority of work in the next 6 weeks

At times the task seemed daunting, but tree by tree, acre by acre, a new forest is emerging at Steamboat Ski Area. Last week, the ski area embarked on its largest logging operation yet to clear out beetle-killed lodgepole pines.

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