WALL: David Chain - A Perspective (fwd)

Joseph Zorzin redoak at forestmeister.com
Sat Oct 3 16:15:52 EST 1998


Larry Caldwell wrote:
> 
> In article <361663FD.66E7A8CA at forestmeister.com>,
> redoak at forestmeister.com says...
> 
> > Los Angelas was no forest; it's always been semi-arid.
> 
> Don't be dense, Zorzin.  Of course it was a forest, it was just a
> thousand miles north of its current location.  Los Angeles was the last
> generation's answer to the question of what to do with all those trees.

?? What are you smoking today? <G>

> 
> > And I believe San Francisco was mostly a huge sand dune. Sacramento was
> > in the midst of swamp land.
> 
> The same applies.  The biggest threat to forests is urban sprawl.  If it
> weren't for San Francisco hot tubs, nobody would be interested in a bunch
> of redwoods in the back country.  FYI, that's the reason Headwaters is
> still there.  It wasn't worth logging until now.
> 
> > Heck, I know that and I'm a Yankee! <G>
> 
> You really gotta get out more.  I know you don't care what happens to the
> trees you sell, but that level of obliviousness is truly astonishing.
> Where do you put your forest on the Right Coast after you cut them down?

???? What is that, a riddle?


> 
> -- Larry

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