Are Environmentalists To Blame For All These Fires?

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    Are Environmentalists To Blame For All These Fires?

    “Extremist groups delay and cancel desperately needed forest management and wildfire prevention projects with reckless abandon for the damage they inflict on our federal forests and the local communities that depend on them,”

    "The reasoning goes like this: reductions in timber harvest on federal land have led to forests that are dangerously over-stocked. If loggers had been allowed to cut more trees, we wouldn’t be having all these fires. Nicole Strong, a forester with the Oregon State University Extension Service, says the reality is more complex than that."

    Thanks to radical, liberal, leftist, environmental Whackos. You killed the very 'environment' you pledged and swore to protect with Neo-Marxist, liberal policies and un voted for regulations. It's past time for a real investigation into so-called 'environmental' groups. Like true Socialists, they have succeeded to make everyone equally miserable....Congratulations.

    This article, being anti forest management, exposes the idiotic thinking of the socialists...such statements as: "Fires burn in our forests,” he says. “They always have and they always will. And it’s something that’s as natural and essential in our forests as the wind and the rain and the sunlight.” Well...so fucking what? Shit happens are we just supposed to bend over and take it?

    All I have to say is I have experienced decades of living in a rural area. When logging was allowed we had 0 fires like these. Don't believe these screwballs and their biased 'studies.'
     
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    I really don't know if environmentalists are to blame...I really don't

    But I have to say, these fires seem very suspicious to me.
     
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    They are caused by arson. One arsonist has already been arrested.
     
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    Same here....It's also interesting that Cal Fire asks us to clear our own private property of fire fuel but the same doesn't apply in our National Forests.
     
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    The Carr Fire was caused by a trailer losing a tire and causing sparks. The trailer was unhooked and the driver fled. I heard the driver was caught. To me, the pattern of the spread......(all directions at once) indicates and over abundance of forest floor fuel.
     
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    Well we know every nutter-k00k somehow finds their way to California. Kinda interesting that alot of folks see California on fire but the sympathy level is half-hearted. If it was any other state, folks would be more dialed in.
     
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    Load Reduction is a vital piece of forest management. There needs to be a management plan especially since much of California's hills are covered with highly flammable pines.

    Greg
     
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    Hmmmm....interesting stuff.

    But the climate crusaders never talk about this!
     
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    We have eucalypts locally which are burned off every few years. Some other states are run by "green" governments. We have very few out of control bushfires...(wildfires).....they have some nasty experiences.

    I was in a bushfire in 1983 that killed many in a "greeny" state. It was predicted in 1978 by the Country fire service because there had been no hazard reduction for many years.... More to the story but it was a nasty experience.

    Greg
     
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    The Forest Service does not have the money for proper thinning and management of the forests. When they overrun their fire budget, which is every year, then they take money from the other parts of their budget to fight the fires. Separate the fire budget, make it stand alone and supplement it as needed, then the FS can start the needed management of the forests.
     
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