Lumber company in Moravia fined for illegally harvesting White Oak, Red Oak, and Black Walnut

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January 30, 2020 - Iowa, United States

A lumber company in Moravia was fined US$ 26,000 for reportedly cutting 131 trees in the Stephens State Forest. The trees were mostly White Oak, Red Oak, and Black Walnut. The incident occurred in 2013. The company has also been banned for buying timber for one year. The company bought rights to harvest timber on private land adjacent to the state forest, but cut trees within the state forest.

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