Missoulian on Fire, Beetles, Etc.

Thanks to Terry Seyden for this link. Note: any photos of pine beetle stands and fire would be appreciated. Report defies conventional wisdom on pine beetles and wildfire By ROB CHANEY of the Missoulian http://missoulian.com/news/local/report-defies-conventional-wisdom-on-pine-beetles-and-wildfire/article_9c505c58-70b5-11e1-b9ab-0019bb2963f4.html Steve Gage used to worry about his firefighters getting burned. Now the Type I incident commander wonders if they’ll be …

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Audubon: Implications of Pending Tongass National Forest Land Selections on Forest Diversity

Thank you to reader David Beebe for passing along this new report from Alaska Audubon titled, “High‐grading on the Tongass National Forest: Implications of Pending Land Selections on Forest Diversity.”  The entire Audubon report is available here.  I’ve pasted the report summary below, although that’s also available in PDF form here, with the citations included. …

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