Beetles attack Santa Fe pine forests

Larry Harrell lhfotoware at hotmail.com
Sat Nov 29 18:22:55 EST 2003


wolfbat359 at mindspring.com (Donald L Ferrt) wrote in message news:<b9eb3efe.0311290739.6e5b9560 at posting.google.com>...
> quibbler <quibbler247 at atyahoo.com> wrote in message news:<MPG.1a31e37b8781eb199896d3 at news.cis.dfn.de>...
> > In article <7a90c754.0311262043.201b40b9 at posting.google.com>, 
> > lhfotoware at hotmail.com says...
> > > Monday, November 24, 2003   San Francisco Chronicle
> > > 
> > > Beetles attack Santa Fe pine forests 
> > > 
> > > SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- A cousin of the bark beetles that are attacking
> > > pinon trees in northern New Mexico is feasting on ponderosa pines in
> > > the Santa Fe National Forest.
> > > 
> > > The forest has hired a logging company
> > 
> > Wow, a forest can hire people to log itself?  
> > 
> > > -- Jemez Mountain Forest
> > > Products -- to thin about 100 acres in the Redondo campground in the
> > > Jemez Mountains west of Santa Fe this winter to fight the problem.
> > > 
> > > "We're hoping to stop it here so it doesn't take hold and take off up
> > > the mountain,"
> > 
> > How about using a pesticide?  It sounds like this approach is killing the 
> > trees in order to "save them".
> > 
> 
> Any other method would not allow logging of large trees!

Again, tell us why it is bad to cut large dead and dying trees in a campground?

Larry,    maybe one question at a time is better



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