Illegally harvested Eastern Red Cedar timber reportedly sold to sawmills around Taney County

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September 15, 2020 - Missouri, United States

According to the Springfield News-Leader, a Taney County man admitted to illegally felling trees on federal land and then selling the timbers to a sawmill in the same county. During the fall of 2019 and winter of 2020, the man harvested Eastern Red Cedar trees on land owned by United States Army Corps of Engineers near Beaver Creek. He faces up to a year behind bars and a fine up to $100,000.

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