Ukiah Daily Journal (Ukiah, California) 1 January 1992
Laws, owls fell timber 3. Neither environmentalists nor timber industry officials were satisfied satisfied with this year's legislation. Federal legislation limited logging in areas considered prime habitat for the spotted owl. The legislation was an inconvenience for the North Coast timber industry, forcing it to consider owl habitats when filing logging plans. During the year, mills that had temporarily closed for the winter reopened reopened in the spring. Those mills temporarily closed again as winter approached. A nearby mill closed permanently, but another re-opened. Louisiana- Pacific's Cloverdale sawmill shut down in June, but, more recently, Jim Blevins re-opened the old Philo mill. And L-P temporarily re-opened its Covelo mill during the summer.