Forest Focus - November 16, 1998

Larry Harrell fotoware at
Wed Nov 18 10:52:21 EST 1998

HULTGREN <arne at> wrote in article
<72tikq$2fj at>...

> Presently the SMC forest is in bad shape because of fire exclusion. We
> either reintroduce fires (by moving residents out of the hills like the
> Khmer-Rouge did in Cambodia...and excellent example of socialism in
> or we can mimic fire with harvesting activities. Once the biomass is back
> natural successional levels, then low-intensity fire can be reintroduced.
> regards to the group (thanks for letting me vent)
> -Arne Hultgren, RPF
> Mt. Shasta, Calif.

Right onj, bro!! Why preserve an unpreservable and unnatural tinderbox!!
Man has created this eco-system in crisis and man has to be allowed to
"fix" it. Otherwise, Mother Nature will surely "correct" this unnatural
condition in ways that "preservationists" will cry over.
       Larry Harrell Fotoware
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