A Hoot and a Half

After all this confusion on various approaches to viability, it seems like a breath of fresh air to go back to ESA.. See this AP story on the spotted owl here, “Plan to save spotted owl could be double-barreled” Here are my two favorite quotes: Dominick DellaSala, chief scientist for the conservation group GEOS Institute, …

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Forest Service “Takes Control” or “Flexible Plans for Resilient Forests”

This one from the Huffington Post In its first sentence this article asserts that the point of the planning rule was to “take more control over the forests”; “hoping to break a legal logjam that has stymied logging”. I would assert that that we are doing just fine, thank you, with the natural process of …

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