ELKINS, W.Va., June 2, 2023 (Hinton News) – Monongahela National Forest officials have announced that helicopter logging operations will begin in the Gum Cabin Timber Sale, northeast of Bartow in Pocahontas County, on or around June 10.
National Forest System land in this area will be closed to public use in order to provide for public safety during helicopter logging operations. Please obey all posted signs.
The Gum Cabin Timber Sale is located near Camp Pocahontas in an area bounded by Forest Road 14 (Middle Mountain Road), Forest Road 803 (Burner Mountain Road), West Fork of Gum Cabin, Forest property line and a decommissioned Forest Road.
For more information, contact the Greenbrier Ranger District at 304-456-3335. Additional information and maps of the closed area can be found under “Public Notices” at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/mnf/alerts-notices.
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