Posts Tagged ‘Forests’

Attack of the Cursed Pine Beetle

After a short walk down a favorite old recreational path, surveying a once familiar landscape, I’m confronted by the devastation caused by the Pine Bark beetle and ponder the ramifications of this infestation that has spread across some 40 million acres of forestland in the American Western and British Columbia.

Managing our Forests- A New Approach

David Foster is very much a scientist with a mission: to change perspectives on how we manage our vital forests. His work was recently highlighted in the The Green Issue of the New York Times Magazine (April 19, 2009).