Thursday, March 31, 2005

They do what to the trees?

They spray the trees with nasty herbicides and pesticides just like crops. That's what people in Oregon are finding out to their dismay. Timber is a crop, just like any other. In order to make trees grow taller and prevent insects from harming them timber companies spray from planes as well as from the ground. Do the size of the so-called buffer zones they are supposed to observe around streams seem adequate to you? Does it seem sensible that they can spray right up to your property line no matter how close it is to your house or yard?

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