Colorado - Bug thrive, transform state forests

Donald L Ferrt wolfbat359 at mindspring.com
Mon Feb 2 13:50:36 EST 2004


lhfotoware at hotmail.com (Larry Harrell) wrote in message news:<7a90c754.0402020645.21619afb at posting.google.com>...
> wolfbat359 at mindspring.com (Donald L Ferrt) wrote in message news:<b9eb3efe.0402011752.63dc30da at posting.google.com>...
> > http://www.denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36~53~1921240,00.html
> > 
> > Article Published: Thursday, January 29, 2004  
> > Bug thrive, transform state forests
> > By Theo Stein
> > Denver Post Environment Writer
> > 
> > Drought and aging forests have combined to create an unprecedented
> > series of insect outbreaks that will change the look of some Colorado
> > landscapes for generations.
> > 
> 
> And nowhere at all does it mention thinning, with only a slight
> mention of overstocking a major factor. It's too easy to just blame
> the drought and call it "natural" without including man's hand in
> enhancing the drought. Some buddies of mine will be heading to
> Colorado to help combat this problem.
> 
> Larry,    a true environmentalist


That is a pretty trite analysis for a article that brings in all the
complexity that it did!



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