Forest Service Restores Illegal Marijuana Grow Sites

Law Enforcement and Investigations (LEI) on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest completed a marijuana grow site reclamation operation focused on sites in Trinity County that affected the South Fork of the Trinity River.

Posted: May. 16, 2018 11:42 AM
Updated: May. 16, 2018 11:50 AM

Redding, Calif.—Law Enforcement and Investigations (LEI) on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest completed a marijuana grow site reclamation operation focused on sites in Trinity County that affected the South Fork of the Trinity River.

The operation was funded by the Forest Service Pacific Southwest Regional Office with resources set aside for marijuana grow site clean ups.

From May 7th through May 11th LEI with assisted by the Watershed Center, Trinity County Resource Conservation District, Trinity County Sheriff’s Office, California Department of Justice, and the California National Guard performed reclamation on eight pre-staged marijuana grows.

They also reclaimed four additional marijuana grow sites.

Law Enforcement and Investigators are pleased to report the operation restored 95 percent of the 69 acres of land involved in the grow sites.

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