Forests and Fires

We are seeing the results of an accumulated series of mismanagement procedures on our forests. This is not a sudden or new thing. It has been going on for years and we have for the most part been either sitting idly by or actually helped in the mismanagement process. Ms. Randi de Santa Anna is partially correct when she says that there is no easy way to thin our forests back down, but there is a way to achieve a portion of that goal.

A short lesson in history is in order. Years ago, we put fires out aggressively when they started. There were loggers in the woods and they had equipment and skil...


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