The Only Logger in the Woods: Logging Stories from New Jersey and Rhode Island

On this episode of The Northern Logger podcast, we spoke with loggers from the smallest northeastern states about how they make it work. These loggers work in areas where it is uncommon to see a log truck going down the road and where hardly anyone grows up working in the woods. We explore what it means to be a logger when there are no other loggers around.

We also spoke with the folks over at the Maine Logger Health and Safety Study — an important research project that looks into the health and safety of the forest products industry in Maine. This study has been going on for a few years now and they have results they were eager to tell us about.

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(Reporting by Eileen Townsend. Production by Emily Townsend.)