"The nation finds itself struggling with forest management systems that do not work," says Roger Sedjo, a Senior Fellow with the Washington, D.C.-based research organization Resources for the Future. "The future management of the national forests is unlikely to be smooth, because no political...
California is criminalizing recreational behavior in the state parks, writing tickets for the likes of rafting wihtout a life jacket and a dip without a suit. The fines they collect help fill the state coffers.
It's fire season again. The blazes signify deeper problems at the Forest Service.