Endangered short nosed suckers: Environmental mismanagement
By: Rex Trulove
The short nosed sucker or Klamath mullet is being mismanaged into extinction. The reasons for this aren't hard to understand, and the solutions aren't much more difficult to figure out.To understand the mismanagement, though, it is first necessary to have some facts and history...
Forests Managed Forests Thinning Forests Ecosystems
By: COuellet
Forest thinning is a very deceptive practice which is primarily based on economics. It has nothing to do with the safety of people or property and everything to do with industry.The ecosystem of a forest is a wonderful and intricate design that sustains life...
Forestry 101
By: Lee Hall
Let me begin by saying that my intended field of study at the University was Forestry Management. But having said that it was forty five years ago and I've moved into other areas. The fight between conservationist and the Forestry Service have always been in...
Forest Thinning for Healthy Woodlands
By: Jonathan Clayton
Forest Thinning Is Essential For Healthy Forests I'm writing on the agree side of this debate for a couple of different reasons. Let me say for the record, this has absolutely nothing to do with allowing the timber industry to cut down more of our...
Sustained Yield Thinning Forests Appreciating Nature
By: Fred Tolleson
Forest thinning should be mandated for keeping our forest healthy. I grew up in a home located on the edge of our forest. We logged to pay for our 640 acres of farm and forest land. My father was a logger and many members of...
Forest Thinning is Essential for Keeping Forests Healthy and People Safe
By: V R Rutledge
The paradox here is that we are dealing with a two part question. Keeping people safe and keeping forests healthy are not the same thing. Arson is the main cause of forest fires in some of the country, but lightening holds sway in the West...
Where have all the coyotes gone?
By: Christine Golden
Driving east on County Road 29, I was shocked to see the sun up above the horizon that early in the morning. It had been raining so densely for so many weeks that I did not realize the season had turned; that we were all...
Alternative fuels
By: Shardul Golwalkar
All your alternatives have many problems with them and here are just a few of the problems with the media-hyped alternative proposals:Solar - Storage? There is no way to store sunlight yet, also what about the teenagers who ride at night? Are you saying they...
Wind turbines for home, farms, and communities
By: Francis Jock
The Pickens wind turbine plan is a large-scale plan, truly a reasonable national energy plan by any measure. It calls for building thousands of wind turbines and a new power grid to distribute the energy across the nation. This is going to take time, resources...
How construction and the built environment can both benefit and harm the natural environment
By: Annaleise Getley
When contemplating the relationship between the natural and built environments, it is not a matter of good vs evil, but rather a matter of identifying which of every two options is less evil than the other. The very meaning of the words 'built' and 'natural'...

 

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