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Paul Donnellon, a supervisory forester with the Flathead National Forest, points to a map of the Lake Five operation on March 9, 2023 just outside of Coram. (Kate Heston/Daily Inter Lake)

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Timber management project aims to mimic natural process
March 26, 2023 midnight

Timber management project aims to mimic natural process

Forests regenerate on their own naturally, sometimes through wildfire. In 1929, the Half Moon fire burned more than 100,000 acres in the Flathead Valley and Glacier National Park, leaving the woods around Coram and Lake Five scorched black.