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Posted by: thepinetree on 03/07/2017 09:30 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 03/07/2017 09:30 AM
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Sierra Nevada Conservancy Updates Their Forest Health Report...In Their Opinion "From Bad To Worse"

Auburn, CA...From the SNC "When the first State of the Sierra Nevada’s Forests report was released in 2014, conditions in the Sierra Nevada appeared to be at their worst. The Region had just experienced its largest fire in recorded history, the 2013 Rim Fire, and the trend toward larger, more severe wildfires in Sierra Forests was already clear. Restoration efforts in the Sierra were grossly out of pace with what was needed, and overgrown forests were starting to show signs of stress from only two years of drought. When the 2014 report was released, tree mortality wasn’t even mentioned.


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The current conditions and the resulting impacts to California are significant, and this update to the State of the Sierra Nevada’s Forests report revisits the variety of critical benefits that are being lost. While the conditions have worsened, the proposed solutions remain the same—restoring our forests and watersheds to health and resilience—only with a higher degree of urgency.

It will take a renewed commitment at the state, federal, and local levels. The alternative of the status quo is simply not acceptable."




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Oh the Irony
Posted on: 2017-03-07 09:35:44   By: Anonymous
 
How about that for irony? There own graphic shows that when we kicked the loggers out of the forests and ceased active use and management the health of the forests went into decline.

The number of acres burned was largely flat until the 1980s when they kicked out the loggers and stopped large scale timber harvests on federal and state lands.

Since then the graph of fire destruction has gone straight up. Their own data proves that common sense management and use Trumps all the pointy head, liberal "We know better than you do" please give us more money because we "care" more than you do.

We deserve the money even though our own data proves we have only made the problems worse

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    Re: Oh the Irony
    Posted on: 2017-03-07 09:38:43   By: Anonymous
     
    That's the game! They can only continue fundraising if the problem still exists or is getting worse. Game is up now that they proved by their own data that THEY are the problem!!!!!

    Go SPI

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      Re: Oh the Irony
      Posted on: 2017-03-07 09:51:01   By: Anonymous
       
      Denying Climate Change isn't saving the forests.
      The decades of poor forest management you yearn for (the good old days were so much better, make America Great Again) only made the forests unhealthy.
      Now clear cuts and herbicides have made the forests industrial mono cultures, which only makes things worse.

      If water sheds hold water , what happens when the watersheds are clearcut? What about herbicide run-off?

      If you ignore these questions, add climate change (which is well documented)
      You are the problem, the same old answer isn't gonna work.

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        Re: Oh the Irony
        Posted on: 2017-03-07 10:09:09   By: Anonymous
         
        Read their DATA , you know the science stuff you worship!! Biggest problem was increased tree density. Most of the large trees dying from the bark beetle were in a large way weakened and made vulnerable because of "TREE DENSITY"

        The "Save the forests" crowd caused their death!!!!

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          Re: Oh the Irony
          Posted on: 2017-03-07 12:28:17   By: Anonymous
            Edited By: thepinetree
          On: 2017-03-07 14:31:16


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        Re: Oh the Irony
        Posted on: 2017-03-07 10:38:07   By: Anonymous
         
        Many people want to support and help with forest conservation and health of the planet issues. Doesn't help when they never, ever, admit when they were wrong even if their own data says otherwise. It ends up just being a guilt ponzi scheme

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          Re: Oh the Irony
          Posted on: 2017-03-07 10:47:23   By: Anonymous
           
          I'm going outside and hug my fir tree.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-03-07 11:35:15   By: Anonymous
 
Suppression is a failed policy. 30-40 trees per acre is a healthy number that supports the entire ecosystem; now we have large areas with 100 or more per acre. Combine that with too many people living in places we were never meant to is a recipe for many more disasters and loss of life.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-03-07 12:28:34   By: Anonymous
      Edited By: thepinetree
    On: 2017-03-07 14:30:39


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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-03-07 15:40:29   By: Anonymous
     
    Clear cut and burn!

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