The U.S. Forest Service has reaffirmed that money Oregon receives for trails, weed control and other national forest projects that benefit the environment and create jobs will be cut. Oregon stands to lose $4 million, the most of any of the 22 states that receive money for forest projects under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act. The Forest Service will make the cuts because of the automatic spending reductions known as sequestration. The state will still receive $3.4 million for building trails, maintaining roads, controlling weeds, restoring wildlife habitat and watersheds, and other projects. It was unknown today …
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