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Staff photo by Ben Benton / Tennessee Heartwood and Sierra Club member Davis Mounger stands amid what remains from logging in recent years in Bledsoe State Forest on June 29, 2020. Mounger, holding a binder filled with state timber sale maps, said environmentalists are concerned about timbering going on in Bledsoe and other state forests that they say leads to single-species stands of undesirable plants and trees that crowd out more desirable species like oak and hickory.