Rob's cool little roadless stash is on state school trust land. The purpose of this land is to provide revenue to the state. Plenty of other nearby National Forest roadless land like this for Rob to frolic on.BigHornRam what are your thoughts on the roads, I agree with keeping mills open but I’m wondering what you think about Robs concerns?
Doubt anyone in that subdivision has homeowners insurance. When goes it's going to be big.Given the seeming necessity of roads for logging, how do we deal with wilderness areas? This is in the eagle's nest wilderness area in CO. The wilderness area boundary is 500 yards from homes, the won't cut it because you can't use mechanical equipment and they suppress all fires because it's so close to homes. This forest will essentially never have healthy succession. There are many places where it's a total timber jail, there is so much downed log pole pine from beetles and then wind storms that you literally can't walk thorough it, huge swaths of the wilderness area look like someone upended a crate of lincoln logs.
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Yep, a good overgrown forest with no management with about half beetle kill that has been dead for a few years, a perfect recipe for an inferno. Seems like there are a lot of those around the West these days.When goes it's going to be big.