Kerry's forest ideas out of step with sound ecosystem management
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Sat Jul 31 20:46:07 EST 2004
brutus at u.com (Fresno Farms) wrote in message news:<10evaprqkj5ru3c at corp.supernews.com>...
> On Wed, 07 Jul, Larry Caldwell>
> > hcf32:
> > > 2) If a conifer problem, is it possible that extreme fire supression
> > > mainly have been promoted by the timber industry.
> That's exactly what happened. Remember those old Smokey Bear
> > Your question doesn't parse, but I assume you are asking if you can
> > blame the timber industry for the current flammable condition of public
> > forests, or perhaps if it was the timber industry that promoted fire
> > suppression?
> > The sorry condition of public forests is due to ignorance and neglect on
> > the part of the land owner. The federal government did not even start
> > replanting logged-over areas until about 1970,
> I'm personnaly aware of USFS employees replanting trees in the
> 30's or 40s. I'm also aware of public drives such as "Penny
> Pines" to fund replanting before that.
Finally. Someone who knows more than one narrow subject on this board.
Where are the biologists when you need them?
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