Not Seeing the Forest for the Trees

If I were a visitor from another planet, who having read some of the recent posts to this blog, wanted to understand what all the fuss about things like “viability” is about, I might look to the Forest Service homepage for guidance.  There I would learn that “The mission of the USDA Forest Service is …

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21st Century Problems- Hazard Tree Removal

Interesting headline…couldn’t find a link to the project easily, so no photo. Judge Protects Forest From Forest Service By SONYA ANGELICA DIEHN SAN JOSE (CN) – A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction to protect imperiled species on the remaining 600 miles of a $1 million roadside-clearing project in Central California’s Los Padres National Forest. …

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Deja Vu, All Over Again

While researching back issues of High Country News for a future post, I ran across this article..from 1995.. the year the original Toy Story was the #1 movie and Microsoft introduced Windows ’95. – From the September 04, 1995 issue by Erik Ryberg While reform of the Endangered Species Act captures headlines across the West, …

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