"McKenney" <d_mckenney at conknet.com> wrote:
>It's time for the public sector to get out of the business of assisting
>private landowners and let the private sector provide these services.
>Continued public sector involvement simply undermines private sector
>initiatives and confuses the public with the notion that while forestry is
>noble it requires government subsidy to keep the pump primed.
Exactly! And of course the only way this can happen is with the generous
assistance of hordes (herds?) of forestry burros <G> at $90,000 per year,
including benefits, expenses, secretarial and office.