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Aerial logging is being conducted through December to help reduce the risk of fire and flooding hazards on the northeast slope of Bill Williams Mountain. (Wendy Howell/WGCN)

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The second phase of hazardous fuel removal from the steep slopes of Bill Williams Mountain has begun.

August 17, 2021
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Helicopter logging underway on Bill Williams
National Forest Foundation and partners tackle steep slopes to restore forest and prevent catastrophic wildfires and flooding

Although restoration work has been ongoing at several locations on the mountain over the past few years, the 300 acres is unique and requires aerial methods to remove the timber.

By Wendy Howell November 19, 2019