Speech to Text for BLM Brings Horse Logging to Grants Pass
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kate houston/cathedral hills county park: "heavy logging machinery is too large and trees makes them perfect for logging." nats nick rodgers has been using horses to log for the past two years. nick rodgers/president, two js resources: "it's definitely team work all the way around." rodgers/president, two js resources: "due to the drought the trees have been weakened." the rotting trees are a risk resources: "people are walking under them and they don't even notice them." the horses were brought in for this job because the hazardous trees are scattered around...and it's not enough timber to bring in a crew with machines. the horses are able to maneuver through the healthy trees...and leave the area looking mostly untouched. nick rodgers/president, two js resources: "they're easy, they're light on it, and by the bureau of land management in grants pass... last week the crew logged for three days ...and only filled one log truck. they tell me while machines are faster, it's not feasable for this terrain. vince randall/forest manager grants pass, blm: "for a also saving the b-l-m and tax payers thousands of dollars. i'll break down those numbers on newswatch12 at 6. reporting in grants pass, kate houston, newswatch12. nick and the b-l-m are expecting