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Mixed Reviews for Habitat Plan

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Science  07 Feb 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5301, pp. 749
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5301.749

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Federal and state officials signed a land-management agreement last week to protect a host of species, including the infamous northern spotted owl, in Washington state's forests. The plan has drawn a lot of criticism, however, and not just from disgruntled loggers. Some biologists question the plan's ecological underpinnings