Forest Fires Are Getting Worse, Not from Global Warming, But from Allowing Forests to Become Overgrown

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Bob Zybach, an experienced forester with a PhD in environmental science, warned Oregon’s government decades ago that unchecked growth in forests would result in catastrophic wildfires. Changes in forest management policies under Bill Clinton’s administration that reduced logging to protect old growth trees and the spotted owl is the major cause of worsening wildfires. Experts agree that a century of fire suppression has caused forests to become overgrown and filled with dead wood and debris that easily ignites in dry summer heat.  American Indians formerly used large controlled fires to prime the land for grazing and hunting.

  • Wildfire experts say poor management, not global warming, is the major reason behind worsening wildfires.
  • Forester Bob Zybach warned decades ago that environmental regulations and less logging would make fires worse.
  • The Trump administration is doing more active management of lands, but is it enough?

Bob Zybach feels like a broken record. Decades ago he warned government officials allowing Oregon’s forests to grow unchecked by proper management would result in catastrophic wildfires.

While some want to blame global warming for the uptick in catastrophic wildfires, Zybach said a change in forest management policies is the main reason Americans are seeing a return to more intense fires, particularly in the Pacific Northwest and California where millions of acres of protected forests stand.

“We knew exactly what would happen if we just walked away,” Zybach, an experienced forester with a PhD in environmental science, told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Zybach spent two decades as a reforestation contractor before heading to graduate school in the 1990s. Then the Clinton administration in 1994 introduced its plan to protect old growth trees and spotted owls by strictly limiting logging.

Less logging also meant government foresters weren’t doing as much active management of forests — thinnings, prescribed burns and other activities to reduce wildfire risk.

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aw
2 years ago

It is not just over-growth, but aerosol geoengineering that exacerbates the fires. Nano metals in the aerosols found in soil, plants, trees, water, etc., are desiccants, and fire accelerants.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5y1WorkLJw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18IepieChOU
http://www.thetruthdenied.com/news/2014/07/30/fires-burn-hotter-with-nano-metals-in-chemtrails/

John Timothy Vian
John Timothy Vian
2 years ago

The latest development of laser technology.
https://youtu.be/6wsCsX888V4

Eyewitness report from a reliable source.
https://youtu.be/ZWvuPcurB6Q

Different, but shows actual footage.
https://youtu.be/A-mD9Xl5Dyc

“And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,
And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live.” – Revelations 13:13-14

Boyan
Boyan
2 years ago

Directed energy weapons have more to do with the fires in the US and Europe than forest overgrow. In fact often buildings are burned but the trees around them are not. Pictures of surviving trees and brush next to cars with their aluminum rims melted next to them on the road in Greece are all over You Tube. Pictures of rays coming from the sky are caught on camera in California. Geo-engineered gust of improbable Eastern Winds create fire tornadoes in California.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPA-5w8AcSg