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The results of our public managers

For what seems like forever we have suffered from the smoke of the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park. On the way back from eastern Nevada earlier, I stopped at the Trinity rest stop. I was asked there by a Burner (Burning Man attendee, for clarification) what was causing the smoke. My response was, “Two years of drought and about 40 years of mismanagement.” You can imagine the emotional but naïve response to that. The ensuing discussion was lively. My point was that the “hands-off” attitude of many forest managers egged on by environmentalists has created throughout the western National …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Sep 5, 2013 07:11PM Published Sep 5, 2013 07:11PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.