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Subject:  Re: West Is Best: Protected Lands Promote Jobs.. Date:  12/5/2012  1:16 PM
Author:  ariechert Number:  46606 of 116888

"Texas has a million acres of trees and hundreds of millions are made chopping them down each year. They grow back. Industry plants more trees than they cut down." - tele

Monoculture forests of trees in straight rows is not the same thing as a diversified ecologically healthy forest.

We are talking two very different things here. It's sort of like golf courses. They are very pretty to look at but ecologically speaking they are essentially ecological deserts. Extremely unhealthy for the environment.

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