Edward Oehlman

Log and burn? Or let it be? The fight over the future of Hoosier National Forest

BY: - June 12, 2023

PAOLI, Indiana—When Jesse Laws rides her seven-year-old palomino, Roscoe, in Hoosier National Forest, she often steers him toward the tall pines. Needles carpet the trails, muting the clop of his shoes and shifting the feel of the air. “The ground stays moist there, so it’s cooler and so quiet,” says Laws, whose great grandparents founded […]