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Baldcypress Harvesting in Illinois

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From: Kevin King
Camanche, IA
Is there any significant commercial bald cypress harvesting occuring in Illinois? Thanks.

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From: Jay Hayek
Extension Specialist, Forestry
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Hi Kevin:

Although baldcypress is native to southern Illinois, there is generally very little baldcypress harvested in this state. Occasionally, small volumes of this species are marked and harvested on private forest land.

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