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Yellow cedar is dying. Can Southeast Alaska sawmills profit?

Feb 12, 2020

Yellow cedar is a commercially valuable tree species for the timber industry. It grows from California all the way to Southeast Alaska, but there are fewer living trees growing across the range because of climate change.

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