If we can’t help them, let’s at least stop making their regenerative work harder
One of the biggest impacts resulting from logging our forests that is largely ignored by public land management agencies is the contribution that timber harvest makes to Green House Gas (GHG) emissions. Increasingly it is clear that the greatest value of our public forests might be to end all thinning/logging and protect them as carbon …
Not only is Boston failing to plant new trees, but it is cutting down old trees. Even worse, the state is cutting down forests on public lands across Massachusetts, helping to fuel climate change. This shortsighted and destructive program needs to be halted. https://www3.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/06/09/city-fails-promise-plant-trees/7QWlaMHDFuKjcVj7SxomTL/story.html
– by Avory Brookins, June 1, 2018, Rhode Island Public Radio “A Rhode Island bill that could have cleared the way for biomass power plants won’t move forward this legislative session.” Do you support the decision?