Forest health is best understood as the rate of recovery from ecological stresses caused by fire, logging, insects, etc. Greater stress means poorer health and longer recovery.
Stewardship is not about “cleaning up the mess.” Salvage logging will rarely contribute directly to ecological recovery.
Taxpayer money is being spent on policing and on health care that would not be necessary if everyone had adequate housing. Not only is housing each person what a just society should provide for its citizens, it is also the most socially responsible thing tRead more