Local News, Nature

Clearcutting vs. selective logging

Set against a backdrop of worsening fire seasons which scientists posit are fueled by the human-caused climate crisis, the clearcutting vs. selective logging debate rages on.There are conflicting views on how best to minimize the risk of catastrophic wildfires, and with each devastating conflagration that levels small communities or leaves thousands of acres of wilderness scorched, the debate draws a sharper focus.The preferred solution to wildfire risk breaks down largely along . . .