Monthly Archives: March 2017

Places I would like to go

Sky Islands – In southeastern Arizona, a unique geology has created a ‘sky island’ ecosystem – meaning you’ll find deer, bears and mountain lions in the arid, dry desert.    

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Forests Forever

I was talking to a couple people about building with wood. They acknowledged wood’s advantages, but asked if we would run out of wood. I told the unequivocally that we will NOT run out of timber in America. The United States is … Continue reading

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Clean water is a forest product

Clean water is a forest product. A forest slows runoff and filters the water.  I was reminded of that looking at our stream management zones. These are areas near streams that we mostly leave in natural forest to protect water … Continue reading

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Pine burning plus one month

More pictures at the end. Went to visit the burn plus one month. It is looking desolate still, but a few green shoots are coming up. By next month, we will see growth bursting out all over. I checked for … Continue reading

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Telling the truth

You can truthfully recall events that never happened and it is easy to honesty forget ones that did. Memory is never perfect. Scientist who study these things explain why. Our memories are not like recording devices and memories are not … Continue reading

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