Quotation of the Day: Yosemite’s Paradox: Cutting the Trees to Save the Park

“We don’t send people out to fight hurricanes and that’s what it’s starting to feel like for firefighters.”

CICELY MULDOON, the superintendent of Yosemite National Park, explaining a shift to the preventative felling of trees as a way to control fires that now resemble hellish storms because of overgrown forests.





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