About Michael Virtanen

Michael Virtanen is a former Explorer staff reporter who also previously worked as a correspondent for the Associated Press and for daily newspapers in Albany, Utica and Amsterdam, N.Y.

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  1. Ethan Hansen says

    Thanks for pointing out that cutting trees can actually promote wildlife growth and diversity. My wife and I want to build a cabin in the woods, but we don’t have an area quite yet. We’ll be sure to find a logging service near us that can help us out!

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