Colorado - Bug thrive, transform state forests

Donald L Ferrt wolfbat359 at
Mon Feb 9 16:37:46 EST 2004

lhfotoware at (Larry Harrell) wrote in message news:<7a90c754.0402081958.5233648a at>...
> "Ian St. John" <istjohn at> wrote in message news:<rgvTb.4271$9U5.288532 at>...
> > "Larry Harrell" <lhfotoware at> wrote in message
> > news:7a90c754.0402020645.21619afb at
> > > >
> > >
> > > 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"
> > 
> > No. Actually the science shows it to be 'natural'. Perhaps if you paid more
> > attention to the science and less to pulling it wet and steaming from your
> > anus you might understand the issues.
> > 
> >
> While I appreciate the URL to your story and find it to be
> interesting, your recurrent personal attacks surely continue to cause
> you to lose credibility. Indeed, you're probably in dozens of
> kill-files already.
> The story implies drought cycles but does not change my belief that we
> can restore old growth forests, "sculpt" new ones and manage younger
> ones into healthy, vigorous and productive ecosystems. "Natural"
> forests are drought resistent and our currently unnatural western pine
> forests have become very sensitive to even moderate droughts. Ancient
> trees have survived those cycles for hundreds of years. How come our
> remaining Ponderosa pine old growth is dying in unprecedented numbers
> because of drought, bugs and fire? Tell us without the references to
> anuses and turds, please.

Global warming!

> Larry,    AMERICAN forestry expert
> You are certainly the one who is ignorant about fire ecology, forest
> hydrology, entymology and natural succession. Once again, greater
> damage is being done in your own country's forests and you're trying
> to tell us what to do with our own?

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