Scout-History

Timber (Visions of Idaho)

Special | 14m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

Idaho's trees provided miners and settlers the wood for building homes, fences, sluices and for many other uses. This video looks at the evolution of the lumber and wood products industries in the state. As Idaho became more populous, the economic value of timber sold outside the local region was recognized. The industry now faces a number of environmental issues and problems.

Aired: 08/01/92

Rating: TV-G

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