what are we about?
redoak at vgernet.net
Tue Aug 20 06:25:28 EST 1996
Charles Sartwell wrote:
> Who do you want to exclude? I remember the days when timberbeasts and
> firefighters reigned supreme in North American forestry, but later saw due
> recognition given to silviculturists, and even later to wildlife and
> fishery specialists.
> I urge being inclusive, at least until the newsgroup gets so large
> as to be unwieldy.
Some days most of the posts are about nuclear reactors, global warming, etc.
which are fascinating topics but I'd rather come here for any sort of natural
resource discussions- forestry mostly but some discussion of related issues
like wildlife mgt. watershed mgt., recreation, etc. We foresters are suppossed
to be responible for more than just trees. But the context of the non tree
stuff should be related to land mgt. issues. Economic and political stuff may
or may not be relevant.
But I think the moderator ought to have a loose grip and let a few off beat
messages in once awhile. <G> Just keep out the obvious spam and stuff about
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