Skip to comments.DC is Killing or Forests (Saturbray)
Posted on 06/09/2012 5:51:13 AM PDT by bray
They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not LOVE their lives so much as to shrink from death. Rev 12:11
There is only one thing standing between America and full employment, its gummit. We have become a country where the people in the wagon has killed and eaten the horses. Now they sit in absolute amazement wondering why they aren't moving. This is the most anti-business administration in a long line of anti-business congress leaving an absolute wreck of an economy. Until we shove this wagon full of ingrates off the cliff and raise new horses we are doomed to another decade of failure. We have the Three Pillars of power, gummit, media and academia all at war with business in a struggle to the death in hopes of killing the very thing that feeds them.
One of the most basic examples is their absolute mismanagement of the resources. Traveling to Denver and up into the Frasier River valley at the headwaters of the Colorado River there was the most perfect example of Federal mismanagement. As you looked around the valley in all directions covering over a hundred square miles you could see dead Lodgepole Pine forests. Entire mountainsides were covered with dead trees with patches of green scattered every few miles. You could imagine the beauty of that valley before the Federal gummit and environmental radicals came ushering in the pine beetle. As the Sierra Club and their District of Corruption says, better a bug kill the tree than a chainsaw.
After the forest service and Feds were taken over by eco-nazis they installed absolute hands off policy that restricted the true Conservationists from managing the forests. These radicals stated the only forest that was of value was one which the foresters and mills were excluded. They promoted the Spotted Owl agenda for the forest in that man had to be banned from the forest to keep it healthy since man was the killer of the environment. There was no proof like every other agenda driven junk science however it became the prevailing theory thanks to the Three Pillars. Like all agenda driven science it was the absolute worst thing they could do for the forests and now you have thousands of square miles of dead trees in Colorado and throughout the west.
What happens when you stop managing the forest and let it go back to its natural state is the weed trees become overpopulated and choke out the stately ones and themselves. The quick growing plentiful trees like Lodgepole begin growing in tight clumps and forests that are too close together stressing the forest and each other making them unhealthy and susceptible to disease and insects. Trees need space for mineral nourishment, water and sunlight which means thinning and managing. Once the insects like the pine beetle get started they go from forest to forest destroying the weakened trees one after another getting to where the forests are today. The only forests that are avoiding this plague are the healthy ones which are on private land and have either survived the infestation or have been cut and regrown. Those were the widely scattered patches of green you could see across the mountainsides.
Talking to a logger he explained how he lived in the valley his entire life and remembered the healthy lush forests that surrounded the valley. After the Fed came in and kicked the loggers out of the woods to protect the forests and the headwaters of the Colorado the forests began to overgrow. He spoke of how he was basically shut down to harvesting and regrowing those forests for decades as he watched the trees become weaker and weaker. He spoke of the need to thin and rotate through clear cutting to replenish the ground and trees until of course the beetles came in and destroyed the valley. He pointed out the patches he cut and how in less than five years you could see a young forest start to push up green and lush although you could see it would need some strategic thinning to make it healthier.
He explained how if your harvested in the summer and fall you would allow more scarring on the land to turn up that topsoil and get those seeds deeper into the ground. He showed areas he harvested the year before and how it had a new growth starting to green like a foot high field of trees. He explained if you harvested in the winter when the snow protected the dirt you would have to wait two to three years rather than the one if you scarified the ground. He pointed to clear cuts on the mountainside he had done a few years earlier that were a lush green in a sea of death.
The eventual ending to this story will be a lightning storm hitting one of these rotting forests to begin white hot fires raging across this tinderbox. This will be an environmental disaster of historic proportions as well as a major problem for the cities which rely on their watershed for their water. These trees were the water reservoir for the mountains as they not only held water in their roots and leaves they are important for holding the ground water in the topsoil in their root systems which will affect the Colorado River. This future fire will devastate water supplies to every city along the Colorado with either water shortages or dirty water thanks to the earth worshipers in the Three Pillars.
The dead forests in Colorado are a perfect symbol of what the Federal Government has done to the economy of America. It has instituted failed policies they won't admit has failed and only promoted more and more failure. Rather than reevaluate these failures and trying a new program they double down with more Central Planned disasters and America pays the price waiting for the eventual forest fire.
This logger as it turned out was the true environmentalist and the Three Pillars were the real destroyers of the forests. He could go through these forests and sell the trees for what he could and go back through planting Ponderosa Pine and Spruce to reestablish a healthy forest. Within ten years it would be as lush and green as it was ten years ago. Like everything the communists touch or believe is wrong and now our forests are paying the price for their agenda.
The Federal Gummit needs to turn these lands over to the states and get out of Central Planning from DC. The states need to sell these lands to private timber companies who will reinvest and manage these lands to make them marketable resources to feed the world markets. The only solution to this problem is to turn to private enterprise and the free market which would require the Fed to get out of the way. Just like every other predator in the forests we need to put a bounty on eco-terrorists who are destroying our forests and killing the forest ecosystems. If they are as concerned about the environment as they claim where are they on this massive disaster? Nowhere, because they know it can be traced right back to their hands off approach to the forests and they dont want people to understand what damage they have caused. They are communists whose larger goal is to destroy America so if a few forests are killed along the way, so be it.
The dead and dying forests in the West are a picture of why we need to defeat liberalism. Everything they touch dies and they have a death grip on America. They market themselves as the saviors of the environment when the real protectors are the loggers and hard working conservatives who actually care about these forests and America. The more we turn over to the loggers the healthier the forests will become. The more of America we turn over to Conservatism the healthier it will become. We need to vote out the enviro-extremists and vote in the loggers who will start to regrow our forests.
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It just cost me over $1000 to have four pines removed from my property (using chainsaws BTW) due to the pine beetle infestation. And, I live in AZ. not Colorado. First the spotted owls and now the beetles. EPA GO AWAY!!!
Excellent article! Thanks for posting it.
Thank you Mator!
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Howdy, Bray! I’ve been enjoying your Wahington’s Army reports.
I just recently found out about a new group with a mission to force the Federal Gov’t to relinquish lands back to the states/counties. It’s only about three weeks old:
I listened to a talk show with the Exec Director, Mike Dubrasich. While I have issues with the idea of turning land back to the counties for management (we have three leftist pinheads for commissioners here), overall this would help Oregon. I know Utah is working on taking back their land. We need this going on all over the west!
If you are interested in land use, etc. Here is a definitive e-book on the subject by our own Carry_Okie. The picture books alone are more than worth the price of the CD. He shows graphically the difference between government managed/mismanaged land and private land. Great pictures.
Grammar check. "people... HAVE killed...
When writing profound thought, please use correct grammar, especially in the first few sentences....
Thank you, but nobody would recognize my writing if it was gramatically correct. I should have caught that one though, it was a bit sneaky.
I live in central Idaho. We have millions of acres of federal forest land in central Idaho that looks like it’s been used for a nuclear weapons test site. Millions of acres of bare, quartz lined rocks and bleach white snags. A perfect solar oven. All because the Forest Service has zero tolerance for protecting the vital nutrients in our forest soil. I recently overheard one of the top fire bosses in the country tell two trainees: “the first thing we do when we get to a fire is grab hold of the cash register; that means maximize the hazard pay and overtime.” No wonder they have zero tolerance for protecting the soil; no money in that.