USFS DOES see my postings! Also, Temps win!

Mike Hagen mhagen at
Mon Nov 2 14:00:32 EST 1998

Hallelujah!  Its funny how the possiblity of reviving that old class action suit
sharpens their attention.  Up here the ranks are still thinning.  Best of luck!

Larry Harrell wrote:
> I heard it thru the grapevine that a previous post of mine was viewed and
> distributed to many members of the Tahoe Nat'l Forest (of which, I am an
> ex-employee). Eventually, it even made it to my former supervisor and
> District Ranger! I hope that higher ups in the Regional and Washington
> offices also felt my bitterness stemming from the abuses I have taken in my
> 16 seasons as a temporary employee in the USFS. My loyalty, experience and
> knowledge (of ecologically sound logging) has been lost to the American
> Public. If USFS logging is to continue, make sure they follow the rules
> that they, themselves have set (which they do not always do).
> My old district, Sierraville RD, has finally seen the light and hired 3 of
> my former buddies as permanent employees!! I congratulate them and know
> that it is well-deserved. The "nice, old man", who I spent many dozens of
> hour with training him as a Harvest Inspector, always gives 100%+. The
> second guy has a fairly serious leg problem and worked right thru the pain,
> keeping up with young bucks half his age. The third has extensive knowledge
> of computer mapping and has a good grasp of timber management issues. Way
> to go, guys!
> --
>        Larry Harrell Fotoware
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