Climate Change or Not, We Must Manage the Forests

Recently Governor Newsom and Senator Harris visited a home burned out by the Creek Fire. They brought the media and stood over the ash of a destroyed family home, touched what was left of a charred Chevy pickup, and decried the damage done by Climate Change. It was all they wanted to say: This destruction …

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Could Farmers Save The World?

Could farmers be the heroes of the 21st century? Recently, the United Nations sounded an alarm that worldwide, agricultural land is disappearing for many reasons, and populations are continuing to grow. The report said this shrinkage of farmland coupled with climate change point to a looming disaster. For all its doom and gloom, the report …

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Bill Williams and the town named for him

Williams, Arizona, is a place that has always piqued my interest. It’s high up in the pines, about 30 miles west of Flagstaff. Summers there are mighty pleasant, very different from much of Arizona. Nowadays it’s a tourist town, famous for being the southern entrance to the Grand Canyon and the last stretch of Route …

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