Forest Service tackling remains of ice storm

GOLDEN POND, KY. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service plan for dealing with the ravages of last winter's ice storm at Land Between the Lakes includes debris removal and letting nature take its course.

Ice damage assessment team leader Trent Girard tells The Paducah Sun the different parts of the recreation area are being assessed before action is taken to clean up the forest.

Girard said surveyors have found moderate or greater damage in most sections of the recreation area, which covers parts of western Kentucky and Tennessee.

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