Wilmar’s forestry pioneer
Posted: October 24, 2012 at 4:26 a.m.
Two recent trips to Monticello had me thinking again about Arkansas’ rich forestry heritage. A column I wrote during the summer about Crossett’s well-earned reputation as a Southern forestry capital led to an interesting exchange with Clarksville, Tenn., resident Mike Pomeroy. He wanted to discuss the work of his grandfather, L.K. “Les” Pomeroy, who played a major role in the evolution of the Southern pine timber industry, especially as it concerned the selective cutting of trees.
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Editorial, Pages 21 on 10/24/2012