INDUSTRY SEEKS JUDGE'S APPROVAL TO LOG TRACTS

Don Baccus dhogaza at pacifier.com
Tue Sep 7 20:44:19 EST 1999


In article <MPG.1236477e3980e01d98a298 at news.teleport.com>,
Larry Caldwell <larryc at teleport.com> wrote:

...

>As for the NSO numbers, who knows?  Your comment is the first time I have 
>heard that spotted owl numbers may be declining.  That's certainly not 
>what I hear out of OSU in all the habitat planning classes I go to.  Of 
>course, their jobs are funded by coho salmon money, so the owls are doing 
>fine but the fish are in trouble.  :)  

Something's fishy, then...

Counted numbers went up this decade, but that's a recognized artifact
of increased surveying effort.  Much more USFS land has been inventoried
than was true a decade ago.
-- 

- Don Baccus, Portland OR <dhogaza at pacifier.com>
  Nature photos, on-line guides, at http://donb.photo.net



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