Watchdog: Forest Service mismanaging forest fire risk

“The Forest Service also seemed to be guilty of double and sometimes triple-counting the amount of land it treated without making that clear in reports to Congress.” http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/watchdog-forest-service-mismanaging-forest-fire-risk/article/2600573 According to the Aug. 16 report, the inspector general said the Forest Service has no consistent process for identifying where wildfire fuel should be removed, doesn’t use …

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Unfair Forest Service Hiring Practices: The Continuing Saga

Added to all the other ones! Here is the whole shameful story! Amidst active contract negotiations, and after months of urging the U.S. Forest Service to end flawed hiring practices that limit who can apply for jobs in the Agency, NFFE Exposes Shameful Hiring Practice by the U.S. Forest Service Amidst active contract negotiations, and …

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Howdy, Folks

I’m just going to drop this here. A side by side comparison of the land that some serial litigators insist is clear evidence of Forest Service salvage clearcutting in the Rim Fire. The caption reads, “Post-fire clearcutting on the Stanislaus National Forest in the Rim fire area, eliminated the wildlife-rich snag habitat and left only …

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Tired of what this site has become

When lies go unchallenged and my postings are edited, this site has become hostile to even simple truths. With the deep pockets of the Forest Service and the timber industry, they don’t need someone like me defending the middle ground and pointing out lies (even though I was the only person in the world to …

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Massive Crater Lake Wilderness Area Fantasy

Oregon Wild has proposed a massive half million acre Wilderness Area, partly to “protect” Crater Lake. The Klamath County Commissioners are saying no, with fears that summer fires would affect public health, and that those unhealthy forests need active management. Here is a map of what Oregon Wild wants done.