Sandy had less effect on West Virginia state logging industry than expected

Thursday, January 3, 2013

West Virginia Division of Forestry say that in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, the state’s logging industry doesn’t appear to be damaged. But it may be another story for private landowners.

Randy Dye, state forester and director of the state Division of Forestry, explained that if anyone loses money, it will be private landowners. Because the majority of West Virginia’s forests are owned by private landowners, they may see more damage than the industry.