|doc-title||More Logging Won’t Stop Wildfires|
|author||Chad T. Hanson (ecologist with the John Muir Project) and Dominick a. Dellasala (chief scientist at the Geos Institute)|
|publication||New York Times|
|quote||In the case of the Rim Fire, our research found that protected forest areas with no history of logging burned least intensely. There was a similar pattern in other large fires in recent years. Logging removes the mature, thick-barked, fire-resistant trees. The small trees planted in their place and the debris left behind by loggers act as kindling; in effect, the logged areas become combustible tree plantations that are poor wildlife habitat.|
|source||More Logging Won’t Stop Wildfires, New York Times|
To visit the web page, click the title or the word "web" or the URL.