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Old 08-28-2013, 08:28 AM   #53
Rhymes with Heinz :D
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Originally Posted by CA Stu View Post
From the same article: "Because we are in such tremendous deficit of this post-fire habitat type, especially in this area, the Rim Fire is a good thing ecologically," Hanson said. "This is not destruction, this is ecological restoration."

Sucks right now, but necessary and a long-term good.

Hope no one gets killed. Everything else will come back, eventually...
The people tasked with protecting the giant sequoias think a smallish fire through there would be good for the area.

All of this underbrush, as has been mentioned, is harmful in the long term.

The GOP puts the "Con" in Conservative.
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