Tag: forest fire

Environmentalism, Budget Cuts to blame for Rim Fire

As the Rim fire continues to burn closer and into Yosemite, nobody seems to want to point out why this fire is burning so well, or so fast. The answer is environmentalism, and budget cuts that have prohibited proper forest conservation. Environmentalism is the idiotic belief that man knows what’s best for the forest, and …

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Rim Fire destroys Berkeley Tuolumne Family Camp

From Sierra News Online: TUOLUMNE COUNTY – Families who have been camping at the Berkeley Tuolumne Family Camp for years gathered yesterday to mourn the loss of the camp, which was consumed by the Rim Fire on Sunday. The fire has now grown to 179,481 acres with 20% containment, and U.S. Forest Service officials confirmed …

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Rim Fire Images from the Atlantic

For almost two weeks the Rim Fire has continued to burn and expand in northern California.  By the time it is contained and put out it will, undoubtedly, be one of the larger – if not the largest – fire in California’s history.  There are many reasons for the fire, and the finger-pointing will begin …

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