By Natalia Lima / Source: Ecorazzi


For those in the market for a forest in order to save it, an opportunity has just opened up.

The state of Oregon is getting ready to sell 92,000 acres of woodlands to help fund its school system.

The Elliott State Forest was first turned into a forest in 1930 so that the state could make money to fund education by using it for timber sales. Over the years, however, according to environmentalists and scientists, the depleting of the forest has been threatening the natural habitat of the marbled murrelet, an endangered seabird that nests in the old woods.

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