Nature Conservancy President's message

Don Baccus dhogaza at
Fri Dec 11 21:41:46 EST 1998

In article <74p2c4$1o3$1 at>,
John Tiffany <formgt_mkt at> wrote:
>Not to burst your bubble, which I guess has already been burst, but I'm glad
>you found out this reality.

>Timber harvesting techniques just imitate nature, only we harvest the trees
>rather than have them die of old age or have them blow over, and in some
>cases once blown over, salvage them.

Timber harvesting techniques CAN be designed to be somewhat imitative of
natural processes.

However, it is quite rarely the case that industrial timber operations
actually do so.  It's disingenuous to claim otherwise.

- Don Baccus, Portland OR <dhogaza at>
  Nature photos, on-line guides, at

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