Barry Point wildfire highlights shortfalls of forest management October 27, 2012 Oregon

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Barry Point wildfire highlights shortfalls of forest management October 27, 2012 Oregon, OregonLive.com
... Elk, deer and other animals were also killed, and extensive ancient eco-system habit was destroyed....F ederal, state and private foresters alike pointed to the non-management of federal forest resources that led up to this disastrous event. This lack of management has caused an extreme accumulation of ground and ladder fuels that virtually ensures a fire holocaust under dry and windy summer conditions...  All agreed that these virtually uncontrollable wildfires will continue to occur until those failed management policies are significantly improved.


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