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Idaho Forest-Clearing Effort Wins Praise

Federal plans to thin forests after summer wildfires in the West have pitted environmentalists against loggers. But in Idaho, a cleanup and prevention project in a small patch of national forest has broad-based support. NPR's Elizabeth Arnold reports.

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Elizabeth Arnold
Elizabeth Arnold is a freelance reporter for NPR. From 2000 - 2004, she was an NPR national correspondent, covering America's public lands with a focus on the environment, politics, economics, and culture.